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Equipping university students to document their ancestral languages

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Title: Equipping university students to document their ancestral languages
Authors: Bird, Steven
Sai, Anastasia
Tama, Philip
Kamene, Sakarape
Issue Date: 30 Sep 2011
Description: This paper describes an experiment with “Basic Oral Language Documentation” involving students from three universities in Papua New Guinea. Students recorded, transcribed and translated a sample of oral literature from their ancestral language, using digital voice recorders. We report a variety of challenges and the methods we used to address them.
Rights: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Unported
Appears in Collections:2nd International Conference on Language Documentation and Conservation (ICLDC)

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