Data Sets



Nigerian + Bruneian

The recording was made on 2 October 2010 in a classroom at UBD. The participants were discussing involvement in a debate about whether a university education prepares you for the real world.

The particpants were:

The transcription was done by S1, and this is how we know which words were not understood. Although the discussion seemed to proceed without any problem, it subsequently became clear that there were many things that S1 did not actually understand, especially in the speech of S3. In fact, the only way that we could determine what he said was by asking him to come and explain it.

We are grateful for the help given by S3, first in contributing so richly to the discussion during the recording session, and second in being willing subsequently to come and help explain what he had actually said.