Form of language representation

Audio recording

Resource description

This resource is a digital audio recording of an individual interview that took place in Barcelona, Spain, in 2017. The interview was conducted in Spanish. Topics covered focus on language and society in contemporary Catalonia. The interviewer is the principal investigator on a research project concerning the Spanish spoken in and around Barcelona by members of The Generation of 1995, the first generation of Catalans ever educated in their heritage language to grow up in a democratic Spain. Though previously unaffiliated with this project, the person interviewed is a local individual from Barcelona who has a background in law and history. The person interviewed is not a member of The Generation of 1995 and had no known significant professional involvement with members of The Generation of 1995 when they reached college age in the mid 1990s. The person interviewed has given informed consent for this resource to be made available anonymously for research purposes. Accordingly, all potentially identifying information in the recording has been bleeped.

Genres of the communicative event represented

Elicited discourse, Planned discourse, Interview

Nature of social group represented

Other ad hoc social group


The following individuals contributed to the creation of this resource.
Principal investigators: Vann, Robert E.
Interviewers: Vann, Robert E.
Fieldworkers: N/A
Speakers: U1-02 (male, 56 years of age) + Vann, Robert E. (male, 47 years of age)
Audio recorders: Vann, Robert E.
Audio technicians: Rodríguez Sánchez, Enrique + Vann, Robert E.
Metadata creators: Ovalle Lopez, Diana Sofía + Rodríguez Sánchez, Enrique + Vann, Robert E.

Names of resource speakers/interlocutors to be kept anonymous


Names of people mentioned in resource to be kept anonymous


Access restrictions


Date recorded


Date resource was last revised


Place recorded

Bar Cafetería Siboney (Barcelona, District of Sarrià-Sant Gervasi, border with District of Gràcia)

Length of resource (minutes or pages)

78 minutes, 17 seconds

Resource identifier

IU1-02 (Initial interview with U1-02)

Resource location