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VOICE Recording - Methodological Challenges in the Compilation of a Corpus of Spoken ELF


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Title: VOICE Recording - Methodological Challenges in the Compilation of a Corpus of Spoken ELF
Authors: Breiteneder, Angelika
Pitzl, Marie-Luise
Majewski, Stefan
Klimpfinger, Theresa
Issue Date: Dec-2006
Publication type: article, peer reviewed scientific
Publisher: Gothenburg University
Keywords: VOICE
ELF
Abstract: VOICE, the Vienna-Oxford International Corpus of English, aims to provide a general basis for analyses of English as a lingua franca (ELF) talk on all linguistic levels. This paper discusses criteria that have to be fulfilled in order to achieve this aim. It illustrates that compiling a corpus of spoken ELF involves the reconciliation of different - and often conflicting - requirements: this means finding and keeping a reasonable balance between theoretical specifications, methodological conside... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/3153
Appears in Collections: NJES Volume 5, No. 2 (2006)

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