This Peabody Award-winning look at American accents and their social implications is both a proven crowd-pleaser and a unique window on the way we judge people by the way they talk. AMERICAN TONGUES goes to the streets and the countryside to listen to American English in all its diversity and color.
AMERICAN TONGUES comes in two versions. The Standard Version is 56 minutes long and is the preferred version of the film. The High School Version is 40 minutes long. Only high schools are eligible to purchase the High School Version.
TWO FILMS FOR A SPECIAL PRICE! Save money by purchasing AMERICAN TONGUES and its sister film YEAH YOU RITE! together. If you buy both titles at once you will save $25 on each. Choose the Combo Offer above.
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STREAMING RIGHTS: For an additional fee, you may license digitizing and streaming rights for AMERICAN TONGUES for password-protected use within your institution only. A three-year renewable term is $99, while rights in perpetuity are $300. Make sure you purchase both the DVD itself plus the streaming option you desire. Other streaming options are available - please consult our streaming page.
CAPTIONING: AMERICAN TONGUES is now available with closed-captioning for the hearing-impaired. If you would like to exchange your existing non-captioned DVD for a new one, choose "UPGRADE FROM VHS" above.