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LINGUIST List 18.2301

Thu Aug 02 2007

Qs: Availability of Spanish-English Bilingual Corpora

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        1.    Jon Russell Herring, Availability of Spanish-English Bilingual Corpora


Message 1: Availability of Spanish-English Bilingual Corpora
Date: 02-Aug-2007
From: Jon Russell Herring <j.r.herringbangor.ac.uk>
Subject: Availability of Spanish-English Bilingual Corpora
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Dear colleagues

We at the Corpus-based group in the ESRC Centre for Bilingualism in Bangor,
Wales are looking for publicly available corpora or databases of
Spanish-English bilingual conversation, either transcribed or as audio, or
both.

We will be recording and transcribing our own corpus, and it will be
disseminated via Talkbank (www.talkbank.org) over the next couple of years,
but we would like to conduct a pilot analysis between now and December, and
would be most grateful to know if others have already made similar collections.

I will post a summary here in two weeks' time.

with best wishes

Jon Herring,
Ganolfan ESRC dros Ymchwil i Theori ac Ymarfer Dwyieithrwydd/ ESRC Centre
for Research on Bilingualism in Theory and Practice

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
                            Text/Corpus Linguistics



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