Spoken Language Transcripts
Sep12

Spoken Language Transcripts

Today we will be exploring live spoken conversation – and generating our own transcripts. Watch this short video excerpt (from the film “FIT”) and try to write your own transcript of the conversation.   SAMPLE TRANSCRIPT: GDE Error: Error retrieving file - if necessary turn off error checking (405:Method Not...

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Everyday Speech: Samples of your own talk
Sep22

Everyday Speech: Samples of your own talk

These videos are exerpts of your own spoken conversations for you to use as a source for your transcription. The next step is to transcribe these conversations, ensuring you don’t use text language, but this time write your transcript in full, and add information about the sounds, facial expressions, pauses, interruptions and everything you can of the para-linguistic aspects of the conversation. Glenn and George Kai and David...

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HOMEWORK: “We don’t say that here”
Sep18

HOMEWORK: “We don’t say that here”

Your home idiolect There are many words and subtleties in the way we communicate with our friends and family that are unique to us, and that demonstrate our belonging and familiarity with that unique group. Tonight’s homework is to write a dictionary of the non-standard words and terms you, your friends and family use in your everyday conversations.

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HOMEWORK: Analytical Paragraph
Sep11

HOMEWORK: Analytical Paragraph

Today we annotated samples of your own text language, using the terms and devices listed here. We identified that, while the main purpose of the modifications to standard English in text communication is to aid brevity (to make communication quicker by having to type less) there was also some subsidiary benefits due to the development of a particular tone in the communication. We agreed that you could tell some things about people...

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HOMEWORK: Transcribe your own conversation
Sep10

HOMEWORK: Transcribe your own conversation

Today we explored the technical terms that define the non-standard English that is a big part of text and instant messaging communication. Attached to this – and to assist with your homework – is today’s annotated example from the board and also a glossary of terms that are useful when analysing text-speak. HOMEWORK: Transcribe one of your own text conversations and annotate it using the terms we explored in class...

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