The C-oral-Brasil project

varied resources for the study of spoken brazilian portuguese

Authors

  • Giulia Bossaglia Federal University of Minas Gerais
  • Lúcia de Almeida Ferrari Federal University of Minas Gerais

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.20396/joss.v7i2.15000

Keywords:

Spoken corpora, Spontaneous speech, Brazilian portuguese, C-oral-Brasil

Abstract

In this paper we present different resources for the study of spoken Brazilian Portuguese, developed within the C-ORAL-BRASIL project. The C-ORAL-BRASIL stemmed from the European C-ORAL-ROM project (Cresti & Moneglia, 2005), which has compiled spoken corpora of Italian, French, Spanish, and European Portuguese. The corpora of the C-ORAL family represent adequate tools for the analysis of spoken language, for they are provided not only with the transcripts of the recorded sessions (with prosodic breaks’ annotation), but also with their audio files and the text-to-speech alignment. So far, the C-ORAL-BRASIL project has published the C-ORAL-BRASIL I (Informal corpus: Raso & Mello, 2012), while the C-ORAL-BRASIL II (to be published by 2019) comprises a Formal corpus (Natural context), a Media corpus, and a Telephonic corpus. Besides these resources, a set of informationally tagged comparable minicorpora (representative samples of the aforementioned corpora) are already available or in preparation, enabling (cross-linguistic) studies focussed on information structure.

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Author Biographies

Giulia Bossaglia, Federal University of Minas Gerais

PhD in Synchronical Linguistics, Diacronica and Applicata by Università degli Studi Roma Tre, UNIROMA, Italy. Adjunct Professor of Comparative Linguistics at the Faculty of Arts, Federal University of Minas Gerais.

Lúcia de Almeida Ferrari, Federal University of Minas Gerais

PhD in Linguistic Studies from the Federal University of Minas Gerais. Effective professor at the Faculty of Letters of the Federal University of Minas Gerais.

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Published

2019-09-20

How to Cite

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Bossaglia G, Ferrari L de A. The C-oral-Brasil project: varied resources for the study of spoken brazilian portuguese. J. of Speech Sci. [Internet]. 2019 Sep. 20 [cited 2022 Oct. 6];7(2):65-77. Available from: https://econtents.bc.unicamp.br/inpec/index.php/joss/article/view/15000

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Spoken Corpora Advances