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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Looking for American Spanish Corpus

Date Submitted: 04-Aug-2009
From: Gabor Palagyi
Subject: Looking for American Spanish Corpus
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Notice: Dear List Members,

I would like to train a speech recognizer in American Spanish. Is there a
corpus (sound and corresponding transcriptions) available beside those sold
by LDC? The suitable one sold by LDC is only available to members.


Gabor Palagyi