The IViE Corpus

Title

The IViE Corpus [Electronic resource]

Editor

Grabe, Esther (ed.); Post, Brechtje (ed.); Nolan, Francis (ed.)

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Languages

English

Editorial Practice

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OTA keywords

Linguistic corpora

LC keywords

English language--Intonation
Speech--Research
Dialectology

Extent
  • designation: CollectionSound
  • size: Greater than 1 GB.
Creation Date

2001-07-01

Source Description

no source record

Notes

Mode of access: Offline. Application to OTA

Title proper taken from AHDS Catalogue Form

Recordings for the IViE corpus were made between 1997 and 2000, in nine urban locations in the British Isles: London (Second generation Caribbean English), Cambridge, Cardiff (Welsh English), Liverpool, Leeds, Bradford (Punjabi English), Newcastle, Belfast and Dublin. In each location, six male and six female adolescents were recorded in their secondary schools. All speakers took part in the same set of tasks, eliciting 5 speaking styles: 1. a read lists of sentences with various grammatical structures, 2. a read passage of text, 3.a retold version of the passage of text. 4.an interactive game and 5.free conversation about a given topic. In total, the IViE corpus contains 36 hours of speech data from 108 speakers.

Additional information is available at http://www.phon.ox.ac.uk/~esther/ivyweb

Permanent URL

http://purl.ox.ac.uk/ota/2458