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Item metadata
Speaker:
participant,GCSAusE40 - Participant 2,47 participant,GCSAusE40 - Participant 1,53
Contributor :
Maria Sartsies
Date transcribed :
16 September 2015
Description :
A transcribed conversation between two befriended nurses who are colleagues at a Greek aged care home in Brisbane. Conversation about family events and visiting Greece.
Ethics approval number :
LAL/07/HREC
Participants :
Miriam (53, Greece, female, L1 Greek, L2 English, GR, Undergraduate, Nurse) Ema (47, Greek, female, L1 Greek, L2 English, GR, Undergraduate, Nurse)
Transcribers :
Maria Sartsies (April, 2015)
Audience :
Small Group
Communication Context :
Face to Face
Related Document :
http://ns.ausnc.org.au/corpora/gcsause/source/GCSAusE40#Audio GCSAusE40 (Text), Text GCSAusE40 (Raw), Raw GCSAusE40 (Original), Original
Interactivity :
Dialogue
Mode :
Spoken
Plaint Text :
Speech Style :
Spontaneous
ns1:lengthOfRecording
5 minutes 02 seconds
ns1:numberOfPeople
2
ns1:place
Brisbane
Creator
Michael Haugh
Identifier
GCSAusE40
Title
GCSAusE40
Discourse Type :
Interactive Discourse
Recording Date :
April 2015
Document metadata
Contributors :
Maria Sartsies
Custodian :
School of Languages and Linguistics
Data Owner :
Haugh, Michael
ns1:DateCreated
2015-09-16T00:00:00
Ethics approval number :
LAL/07/HREC
Transcript format :
doc
Transcript length :
916 words, 4,645 characters (with spaces), 127 lines (0:00-5:02)
File :
GCSAusE40-plain.txt
ID :
GCSAusE40#Text
Extent:
916
Identifier
GCSAusE40-plain.txt
Title
GCSAusE40 - Transcript GCSAusE40#Text
Type
Text

GCSAusE40-plain.txt — 3 KB

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You work tomorrow

Tomorrow morning they have church

Oh really

Tomorrow they have church for communion for Easta for the

Greek Easta

Okay

So it’s gonna be a busy morning

Okay

Have you ever come to church herein the morning

When I used to work morning at the beginning yes but not

now because now all my shift is afternoon

mmm it’s very

so I

 nice actually

really

it’s very nice

okay

all the residents sit down in front there waiting for the

prIest to come and they get communion

Okay

it’s really nice

Aww that’s why Agatha tonight she said to me she’s

fasting

hhhhhhhhhhh

poor darling she didn’t want to eat anything with oil in

it nothing because she’s fasting

okay

yeah it’s special for us easta iziz a special timeall

our families get together we get Easta eggs and we get

tsourekia hhhhhh

you working on  Saturday

no

no Sunday

no i’ve got good Friday off

ohh

and Saturday and Sunday offand Sunday is my Birthday

oh really

yeah

and how oldhow old are you

I’m an old woman sixfifty three

oh my goodness and you looks only forty

oh ge that’s why you my friend

Are you going to make a pArty

no

no you should make one celebrate party

no easta and birthday parties too much easta is enough



me always um I used to make on my birthday party Miriam big

party

what did you cook yourself or the family did it

no

no I’m not gonna cook for myself

I cook some food but the mosttake away

mm

like catering not take away catering

A yeah

in my country they used to make like that

when I turned fifty my kids had a surprise for me  but I

wasn’t expecting it and it was so lovely

ne

eighty people

I make my last birthday before I come here in afstralia

like three years before

mm

it was all my friend round twenty ladies

mm

in my house and we had a very good time Miriam it was my la

last birthday in my country

oh

I miss them a lot

When are you going back

oh I don’t knowmaybe few yearsafter



I’m hoping that I’m gonna go thissummer back

You plan to go

No I haven’tdone anything yet but I’m hOping that I get

a month off or somethin’



When it was the las’ time when you wentback to Greece

yeah um two thousand thirteen

two years befOre

mm

okay me actually I went last year when it was my granddaughter

chrisTening for twenty dayzan’ I’m really scared to fly

again oh my god

its tiring

yeah

it’snot enough twenty days is not enough you need two

days to goand two days to come backisn’t it

yeah   that’s

true

it’s not enough

I went Christmas

oh

twenty five I was on the airoplane Miriam

oh

yeah



that’s alright we gotta do these things for the families

yeah



yyou got the memories now  ahhhhhhhh yeah  when I

um  I go if I go my daughter’s going in july 

beginning of july she’s goin’ to visit my mothaand um

she’s gonna take the little baby to seemy motha’s gonna see

a grandchild a great grANdchild

oh my goodness

yeah it’s gonna be so exciting so I wAnt to go with er 

just to help er in the airoplane

actually you gonna goohave a good time

I know can’t wait my motha hasn’t seen anyshe didn’tshe

didn’t see my grandkid mmy kids

really

mm

oh my god

she came here but my daughter was ten when she came here



That’s the sad things Miriam in the life

I know we leave them and we come here what can you do

Huh nothing miriam mou well

That’s alright we only doing it for them to have a bit of

a  because Australia’s a good country

yeah it’s a really good country

it is it’s good for families

yeah

so us parents suffering a little bit for them to have a betta

life

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