Qatar Corpus


Yun (Helen) Zhao
Modern Languages Department
Carnegie Mellon University

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Participants: 19
Type of Study: interview
Location: Qatar
Media type: audio
DOI: doi:10.21415/T5J61G

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Zhao, Y., & MacWhinney, B. (2010). Competing cues: A corpus-based study of English tense-aspect acquisition. BUCLD Proceedings, 34, 503-514.

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Project Description

This is a corpus of spoken interviews with Qatari learners of English, contributed by Yun Zhao.

Participants

NameGradeNationalityGenderReading skillsLanguage UsageAverage English
Sam12QatariMale39.6165.7652.685
Abe12QatariMale62.5773.6768.12
Charles11QatariMale61.1280.3170.715
Tom12QatariMale44.3539.3141.83
Larry12QatariMale93.6689.9191.785
Ali (missing)12 QatariMale47.6652.7650.21
Bill12QatariMale75.329987.16
Harry12JordanianMaleMissingMissingMissing
Arnold12QatariMale
Jenny12QatariFemale77.639787.315
Nancy12QatariFemale96.819997.905
Lucy12QatariFemale9997.298.1
Anne12QatariFemale94.5487.7591.145
Alice11QatariFemale78.4698.888.63
Paula11QatariFemale53.0657.455.23
Pat12QatariFemale53.3784.6268.995
Tina12QatariFemale79.6589.3284.485
Linda11QatariFemale66.9590.5178.73
Donna11KuwaitiFemale71.3291.181.21