Narratives

    • The Trajectoire DVD was developed to elicit descriptions of des trajectoires parcourues par les figures (des adultes ou des enfants) par rapport à un fond (un lieu, un objet ou une personne), afin :

    • Le DVD Trajectoire vise à éliciter les descriptions des trajectoires parcourues par les figures (des adultes ou des enfants) par rapport à un fond (un lieu, un objet ou une personne), afin :

    • From the Typological tools for field linguistics website:

      ''Story-builder is an adaptable set of picture cards designed to facilitate creative story-telling and elicit natural speech on a wide range of topics. Speakers use 'character cards' and 'action cards' to create visual stories, which can be narrated in the speakers' own words. The deck can be adapted for a wide range of purposes, from field linguistic research to language pedagogy and games.

    • From the Typological tools for field linguistics website:

      ''This material was developed by Benjamin Bruening of the University of Delaware as part of a project funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation (grant number BCS-0518308). The purpose of the project is to investigate the syntax of quantifiers and scope in the languages of the world. To this end, the PI has created a series of pictures that can be used to elicit scope judgments from native speakers of the language being investigated. 

    • From the Typological tools for field linguistics website:

      ''The Pear Story is based on a silent video clip. Native speaker consultants are asked to tell the story of the video in their own words.''

    • From the website:

      ''TotemFieldStoryboards.org is a site where linguists, community members, educators, and students can share storyboards for gathering language data.

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      The "storyboard" technique is a language data collection technique that tries to gather authentic speech with as little influence from English as possible.

    • From the introduction:

    • Summary of the article from the MPI website:

    • From the questionnaire's introduction:

      ''This manual attempts to make a contribution to the solution of several problems in the area of descriptive linguistic field-work, namely, those problems arising out of the need for accepted standards for the gathering, recording and reporting of linguistic data collected in the field.
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      The material presented here is a revised and expanded form of a set of interview materials designed and used by the writer for eliciting in a study of socio-economic variables in Mexico City phonology.''

    • From the questionnaire's introduction:

      ''This questionnaire was originally developed for the 2000 East Nusantara Workshop.
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      The aim of this workshop, therefore, is to widen our knowledge about oral traditions in East Nusantara and, in so doing, to provide a preliminary typology of the genres and of the structural and functional features of oral traditions for this region.''

       

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