Form of language representation


Resource description

This transcription represents orthographically an audio recording of friends speaking Spanish in Barcelona, Spain, in 1995. The group conversation was recorded in the home of a young woman who had invited three friends from her naturally-occurring social network to her house for coffee and conversation, along with the principal investigator, a recent addition to the social network. The recorded language use to which this transcript corresponds lasted 93 minutes, 13 seconds.

Genres of the communicative event represented

Colloquial discourse, Elicited discourse, Planned discourse

Nature of social group represented

Naturally occurring social network


The following individuals contributed to the creation of this resource.
Principal investigators: Vann, Robert E.
Interviewers: N/A
Fieldworkers: M
Speakers: M1-07 (male, 23 years of age) + M1-02 (male, 23 years of age) + M1-25 (female, 24 years of age) + Fieldworker M (female, 23 years of age) + Vann, Robert E. (male, 25 years of age)
Audio recorders: Vann, Robert E.
Transcribers: de Andrés Marquiegui, María + Silva, Angélica + Vann, Robert E.
Metadata creators: de Andrés Marquiegui, María + 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

Pedralbes, Barcelona

Length of resource (minutes or pages)

73 pages

Resource identifier


Available for download on Monday, January 01, 2125

Resource location