Díaz Rodríguez Corpus

Lourdes Díaz Rodríguez
Department of Translation and Language Sciences
Pompeu Fabra University


Participants: 8
Type of Study: naturalistic, longitudinal
Location: Spain
Media type: audio
DOI: doi:10.21415/T5MW2C

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Diaz, L. (2002). Interferencias discursivas de hablantes bilingües castellano/catalán: uso oral y escrito. In J. Perera (Ed.), Seminari sobre les llengües i educació de l’Estat. Barcelona: Ice-Horsori.

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Project Description

This DIAZ corpus contains Adult Spanish L2 oral data of Indoeuropean and Asian Learners, both semi-spontaneous and experimental, obtained in Barcelona, Spain under the umbrella of a research project supervised by Dr. Lourdes Díaz Rodríguez (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain), and funded by the Spanish Government. A parallel set of data was gathered in Ottawa, in instructed FL setting (no immersion in the language) under the supervision of Prof. J.M. Liceras.

Subjects’ mother tongues were: German, Swedish, Icelandic, Korean and Chinese.

All data in this set were gathered in Barcelona among learners of L2/L3 Spanish who volunteered. All were interviewed by consent at school (EOI) and University premises (UPF). Their production was audio-taped and later transcribed at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain. The research team that has taken part in the different intervals of data gathering consisted of: P. Álvarez; K. Bekiou; A. Bel; M. Bini; A. Blanco; P. Deza; R. Fernández Fuertes; B. Laguardia; J. A. Redó; E. Rosado; G. Feliu; A.Ruggia and L. Díaz.

The research reported was supported by grants from the Spanish Ministerio de Educación, and Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación to Dr. Lourdes Díaz Rodríguez from 1995-2000, namely: PB94-1096-C02-01; BFF2000-0928; HUM2006-10235.