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Beth & Daniel (Original)

Item metadata
Speaker:
participant,Daniel,26 participant,Beth,25
Description :
Participants were informed that the researcher was looking at the general differences between French and Australian English speakers’ conversational styles, and were not given any further specific information. The researcher's own participation in the conversation was limited to asking questions on certain topics to initiate the conversation between the two speakers, and to adding comments from time to time. The participants were asked to talk to each other rather than to the researcher, although she was often included in the conversation. An attempt was made to ensure that the conversations were as similar as possible in terms of set-up, length and topics discussed, (although not all of the topics were covered in every conversation). To this end the researcher had prepared a list of topics on which to ask the participants for their opinion; these included such issues as life in Australia, the difference between French and Australian English speakers, multiculturalism, the role of honesty in a relationship, the importance of expressing one’s opinion, and the difference between tu and vous (the familiar and polite forms of you in French) for the French speakers.
ns1:ParticipantRelation
strangers
Participants :
Beth (female, 25, Australian, student services officer, no time spent in France), Daniel (male, 26, French, wine grower, four months in Australia, total one year spent in English-speaking countries)
Audience :
Small Group
Communication Context :
Face to Face
Related Document :
Beth & Daniel (Raw), Raw http://ns.ausnc.org.au/corpora/latrobe/source/LaTrobeBeth#Audio Beth & Daniel (Original), Original Beth & Daniel (Text), Text
Interactivity :
Dialogue
Word Count :
7559
Mode :
Spoken
Plaint Text :
http://ns.ausnc.org.au/corpora/latrobe/items/LaTrobeBeth#Text
ns1:lengthOfRecording
44 minutes 49 seconds
ns1:numberOfPeople
3
Creator
Kerry Mullan
Identifier
Beth & Daniel
Title
Beth & Daniel
Discourse Type :
Interactive Discourse
Recording Date :
09.06.2001
Document metadata
Extent:
7559
Identifier
Transcrp - Beth & Daniel.docx
Title
LaTrobeBeth#Original
Type
Original


http://ns.ausnc.org.au/corpora/latrobe/source/LaTrobeBeth#Original