Spoken English data base
macw at cmu.edu
Mon Oct 10 19:03:17 UTC 2011
Try http://talkbank.org. The bulk of the spoken English is American and transcripts are typically linked either to audio or video. Perhaps you would be most interested in the material in CABank (Conversation Analysis Bank).
-- Brian MacWhinney
On Oct 10, 2011, at 1:14 PM, Daniel Everett wrote:
> I am wondering if there is a data base of spoken English (in particular American English, but any dialect would be interesting to know about). What I have in mind is something along the lines of the Brazilian Portuguese Projeto Nurc (one site for that is here: http://www.letras.ufrj.br/nurc-rj/).
> Could anyone point me to such a data base of spoken (adult) English?
> Thanks in advance.
> Dan Everett
> Daniel L. Everett
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