LINGUIST List 8.1129

Sun Aug 3 1997

Jobs: Spanish Phonetics, Teaching in Japan

Editor for this issue: Martin Jacobsen <martylinguistlist.org>


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  1. Harry Bratt, Job: 1 month contract for Spanish phoneticians
  2. editor, Teaching Jobs in Japan: O-Hayo Sensei #14 Now Available

Message 1: Job: 1 month contract for Spanish phoneticians

Date: Fri, 1 Aug 1997 10:59:11 -0700
From: Harry Bratt <harryspeech.sri.com>
Subject: Job: 1 month contract for Spanish phoneticians

The Speech Technology and Research Lab at SRI International is seeking
native Latin-American Spanish speakers with experience in phonetic
transcription for a one-time, short-term transcription task this
summer.

The following are the specific requirements that need to be met:

* Native Latin-American Spanish Speaker

* Proficient in phonetics, with experience doing phonetic
 transcription

* Work to begin on or after Aug 11, and to be completed by mid
 September

* Need either:

 - to be local to Menlo Park, CA area 

 OR we can send software and communicate remotely, if you have
 access to a PC or Unix system with the following:

 - CD-ROM drive
 - ability to listen to data at 16kHz
 - high-quality headphones
 - in a quiet environment

* Task Involves:

 - Doing a broad phonetic transcription (includes judging
 native/non-native-ness of phones) of:

	approximately 1000 sentences, plus
	approximately 1000 words

 - Filling out a short phonetics-related questionnaire for
 approximately 200 non-native speakers, based on listening to
 approximately 2 minutes of speech from each speaker

 - We estimate approximately 90-150 hours of work

* Payment will be a flat rate in the approximate range of $3000-$4000,
 depending on the final specifications of the task


Please contact us by phone or email (if email, please send to both
email addresses):

	Amy Snodgrass			Harry Bratt
	415-859-3447			415-859-3649
 snodgrasspeech.sri.com		harryspeech.sri.com
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Message 2: Teaching Jobs in Japan: O-Hayo Sensei #14 Now Available

Date: Fri, 1 Aug 1997 10:25:30 -0800
From: editor <editorohayosensei.com>
Subject: Teaching Jobs in Japan: O-Hayo Sensei #14 Now Available


Issue #14 (8/1/97) of O-Hayo Sensei, the free e-mail newsletter of
(teaching) jobs in Japan, lists over 45 currently available positions.

Also in this issue: part one of a new series on English Conversation
teaching techniques by Mr. Jack Stearn, free reader classified ads,
conference info, and more.

Pick up a copy free by sending an e-mail message with the words "get
issue" in the body (or subject) to mailto:issueohayosensei.com The
complete issue will be e-mailed back to you within a few hours. Or you
can check the WWW site http://www.ohayosensei.com for a preview and
more information. Good luck!

Lynn Cullivan
Publisher
O-Hayo Sensei, The Newsletter of English Teaching Jobs in Japan
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