Featured Dataset: Survey of Vancouver English 1984

Margaret Murdock with George Upton sampling his speech for Vancouver dialects

Margaret Murdock with George Upton sampling his speech for Vancouver dialects

Data files from the Survey of Vancouver English 1985  are available via the Abacus database of licensed data.

 

The Survey of Vancouver English was conducted between 1978 and 1984. All three hundred subjects had been born and raised in Vancouver, and represented a range of ages, levels of education and socioeconomic status. 

        

Gregg, R. J. (1992). The Survey of Vancouver English. American Speech, 67(3), 250-267. doi:10.2307/455563

De Wolf, G. T., Fee, M., Gregg, R. J., McAlpine, J., & Queen’s University (Kingston, Ont.). Strathy Language Unit. (2004). The survey of Vancouver English: A sociolinguistic study of urban Canadian English. Kingston, Ont: Strathy Language Unit, Queen’s University. PE3245.V3 S87 2004, Koerner Library       

 

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