Resource: Collins Multilingual database (MLD) - PhraseBank with audio files

Reference Collins Multilingual database (MLD) - PhraseBank with audio files
Date of Submission July 18, 2016, 5:50 p.m.
Status accepted
ISLRN 398-655-047-044-5
Resource Type Other
Media Type Audio
Source
Language Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Flemish, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Modern (1453-), Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Castilian, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Vietnamese
Description

The Collins Multilingual database covers Real Life Daily vocabulary. It is composed of a multilingual lexicon in 32 languages (the WordBank, see ELRA-T0376) and a multilingual set of sentences in 28 languages (the PhraseBank, see ELRA-T0377).

This version includes the audio files corresponding to each phrase in the Collins MLD PhraseBank for 28 languages: Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, American English, British English, Farsi, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Iberian), Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, Spanish (Iberian), Spanish (Latin American), Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Vietnamese. Audio was recorded by a native speaker. It contains 2,000 audio files for each language.

The PhraseBank consists of 2,000 phrases in 28 language. Phrases are organised under 12 topics and 67 subtopics: talking to people, getting around, accommodation, shopping, leisure, communications, practicalities, health and beauty, eating and drinking.

Romanization is provided for Arabic, Farsi and Hindi.

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