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Basic oral language documentation
Title:
Basic oral language documentation
ID:
Reiman, D. Will. 2010. Basic oral language documentation. Language Documentation & Conservation 4. 254-268.
1934-5275
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Yes
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Contributor:
Reiman, D. Will (author)
Date:
2010-12
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
Description:
Since at least 1992, when Michael Krauss presented the topic of language endangerment in Language, linguists have been wrestling with the problem that languages are disappearing from the earth faster than they can be satisfactorily documented. This paper advocates a methodology for documenting languages that minimizes the use of high-cost means of recording comments on recorded language data (written annotation), focusing instead on making low-cost means (oral annotation) more effective. I present here a brief history of the origins of the method, detail how the annotation process is executed, and evaluate its effectiveness in several dimensions. Finally, since it is an emerging technique, I will also discuss the directions in which the research on this methodology ought to develop.
National Foreign Language Resource Center
Content language:
English
DCMI type:
Text
Other format:
15 pages
Other rights:
Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives License
Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives
by-nc-nd-nsa
Other subject:
oral language documentation
oral annotation
Other type:
Article
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Archive: Language Documentation and Conservation
Online: Yes
DCMI type: Text
Content language: English
Date: 2000 and later
Date: 2010 - 2019
Contributor: Reiman, D. Will
Publisher: University of Hawai'i Press
Title: Basic oral language documentation
Other format: 15 pages
Other rights: Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives
Other rights: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives License
Other rights: by-nc-nd-nsa
Other subject: oral annotation
Other subject: oral language documentation
Other type: Article