Interviews

To provide a glimpse of Tucson’s linguistic soundscapes, we added a video interview portion to the project. The interviews will be posted on this page, and they will also be accessible through the map itself when a location is selected.

Below you will find multiple examples of Tucson speaking in its native languages.

India Dukaan – Hindi 

Kababeque Indian Restaurant – Hindi 

India Oven – Interview in Indian English 

El Río Baker – Mexican Spanish 

El Taco Rustico – Mexican Spanish

Taqueria Juanitos’s – Mexican Spanish

Grantstone Supermarket – Suzhou Chinese 

Kung Fu Noodle – Cantonese Chinese

Chattime Tea – Mandarin 

Nur Market – Somali Arabic

Babylon Market – Iraqi Arabic

Jasmine Mediterranean Restaurant and Market – Iraqi Arabic

Islamic Center of Tucson – Arabic

Kebab King (inside the Tucson Mall) – Iraqi Arabic

Blue Nile – Sudanese Arabic 

ZA’ATAR – Shami Arabic

Dragon’s View Restaurant – Cantonese Chinese

Yong Sheng Herbs and More – Mandarin Chinese

Kettle Restaurant – Palestinian Arabic

Miss Saigon – Vietnamese

Sinbad’s Restaurant – Iraqi Arabic

China Pasta House – Chinese

Petroglyphs – Interview in English