LINGUIST List 15.3270

Sun Nov 21 2004

Qs: Formant Accent Values; Seeking Arabic Corpus

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        1.    Adrian Leemann, standard formant values for study on accents
        2.    Reem Kanjawi, Seeking Arabic Corpus

Message 1: standard formant values for study on accents

Date: 18-Nov-2004
From: Adrian Leemann <>
Subject: standard formant values for study on accents

hi everybody,
 i am working on a final thesis paper which investigates the foreign accent
 of twenty 18 year old swiss german speakers when speaking english. i am
 currently using PRAAT to analyze formant values. in order to find out the
 acccent i need to compare my data of the vowels & consonants of these 20
 subjects with formant values of a standard american englisch and/or RP
 english. does anyone know how i can obtain these values and if they
 actually exist?
 thanks for you help & best regards from switzerland,
 adrian leemann 
 Linguistic Field(s): Phonology 
 Subject Language(s): German, Standard (Language Code: GER)
 Subject Language(s): English (Language Code: ENG)

Message 2: Seeking Arabic Corpus

Date: 21-Nov-2004
From: Reem Kanjawi <>
Subject: Seeking Arabic Corpus

I would highly appreciate it if anyone could provide me with a FREE source
for an arabic corpus for my research.

I thank you very much for your cooperation.

Best regards,
Reem Kanjawi 

Linguistic Field(s): Text/Corpus Linguistics 

Subject Language(s):  Arabic, Standard (Language Code: ABV)
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