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Speech/Transcription Samples

The following are samples of the recordings on the Corpus of Spontaneous Japanese.

a academic presentation speech (sound) (trans) recording of a conference presentation on phonetics
re-read speech (sound) (trans) recording of a reading of the transcription of the above conference presentation
a simulated public speaking (sound) (trans) recording of a typical "speech"
an interview speech (sound) (trans) recording of interviews regarding the contents of the above conference presentation
an task-oriented dialogue (sound) (trans) a sample of a game involving guessing the fees paid for celebrity appearances

There is a further explanation of the "academic presentation speech" and "simulated public speaking" in the DVD manual in the sections "Outline of the Corpus of Spontaneous Japanese", and "Overview of voice-recording work".

See: "Corpus of Spontaneous Japanese" DVD manual (In Japanese)

RDB sample file

The RDB sample version covers two of the 201 speeches included in the CSJ-RDB core (an academic presentation speech and a simulated public speaking).

RDB sample file (.zip) (10MB)

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