Data Sets



Japanese + Bruneian

The recording was made on 12 May 2011, in a lecturer's office at the University of Brunei Darussalam (UBD). The Bruneian (S1) interviewed the exchange student from Japan (S2) about her experiences in Brunei and her hobbies. S2 had been in Brunei for about eight months at the time of the interview

The particpants were:

During the interview, S1 noted down the places where she had not understood S2. In two cases (those involving 'early morning'and 'Labuan'), she had to ask for clarification. The other instance ('major' in 'literature') did not involve a breakdwon in communication.

We are grateful to S2 in allowing this interview data to be used for our research.