Resource: TEDPhone

Reference TEDphone (Polyphone-like Translanguage English Database)
Date of Submission Jan. 24, 2014, 4:31 p.m.
Status accepted
ISLRN 169-112-378-459-7
Resource Type Primary Text
Media Type Audio
Source
Language English
Description

TEDphone (1 CD) is part of the TED speech database, described in this catalogue. It is a Polyphone-like recordings for 64 speakers in English and in their native language. For 25 of the speakers there are also simultaneous laryngograph recordings. The TED (Transnational English Database) corpus contains recordings of speeches made at the Eurospeech-93 conference in Berlin. The name of the corpus --- and its nickname, ``The Terrible English Database'' --- reflects the fact that a high percentage of the presentations at Eurospeech-93 were given in English by non-native speakers of English.

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