ELFA – English as a Lingua Franca in Academic Settings

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The Helsinki Korp Version of the ELFA Corpus
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The Transcriptions of the ELFA Corpus, Downloadable Version
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The Audio Files of the ELFA Corpus, Downloadable Version
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The Helsinki LAT Version of the ELFA Corpus
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The ELFA corpus (English as a Lingua Franca in Academic Settings) contains approximately 1 million words of transcribed spoken academic English as a Lingua Franca (approximately 131 hours of recorded speech).

The data consists of both recordings and their transcripts, which are available in several versions:

Please note that this corpus contains personal data. By using the material, you agree to follow the personal data guidelines given by the Language Bank of Finland.

Further details on the terms and conditions regarding the different corpus versions are available in the corresponding metadata records.

Information about the removal of the LAT version of this corpus in November 2020

Due to technical reasons, the LAT service (lat.csc.fi) will be discontinued in the Language Bank of Finland as of November 30, 2020. After this, the LAT version of the ELFA corpus will no longer be available. This should not affect the users of the ELFA corpus, since there are more accessible versions of the same content are available in Korp and in the download service.

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Researcher of the Month: Saana Svärd

 

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