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Growing Collection (Nanyang Technological University)
The Growing Collection. This dataverse is a repository for collections of audio & video recordings and transcriptions that have been recorded and released according to the terms of the Growing Collection. Each speaker has been asked whether they would prefer their audio to be identifiable or anonymous. To gain access to audio you must agree to the terms of the Growing Collection

Audio Collections
Laksa Corpus (Archived Jan 2020)
Leaf & Stone Corpus (Archived Jan 2020)
Green Grass Park Picture Description Corpus (Feb 2022)
Spring-Village Corpus of minimal pairs in Singapore Mandarin Chinese (Mar 2022)
• Pitch-Peach Corpus of minimal pairs and homophones in English (under construction)
• TOWRE Skilled Adult Readers of Singapore English (under construction)

Video Collections
• SESAME Topic Prompts SgSL Corpus (Coming Soon)
• Dog-Dark Corpus of hand-shapes in SgSL Corpus (Coming Soon)

Corpus Administration
Growing Collection Release Form (Archived Jan 2020)
• Growing Collection Corpus metadata template

Terms of use: To access recordings in these collections, users must agree to the following terms: Recordings of audio and video must be treated with respect, and should not be presented in any context which might cause harm or embarrassment to the speaker. For example recordings should not be associated with assessments of racial prejudice, evaluations of likely criminality, sexual orientation, religious affiliation, or any other sensitive material. Recordings should not be paired with distressing or unpleasant stimuli in another sensory domain (e.g., unpleasant pictures, unpleasant smells). No individual should be identified as ‘bad at’ any aspect of the task. Where Usernames have been given, Usernames must be presented alongside any vocal samples used as illustrations of method or results. For example, named or listed in the credits of a documentary; named in a digital file published as supplementary material in a journal article; or listed in live demonstrations (e.g., Presentation at academic conferences, Public science lectures).

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Mar 29, 2022 - Spring Village Corpus of minimal pairs in Mandarin Chinese
Goh, Hannah L; Woon, Fei Ting; Styles, Suzy J, 2022, "Spring Village Corpus of minimal pairs in Mandarin Chinese - Singaporean Adults", https://doi.org/10.21979/N9/ZTMPML, DR-NTU (Data), V1
This corpus contains audio recordings released by participants under the terms of the Growing Collection. To access this audio, you must agree to the terms of use. TBC (brief description drawn from Corpus Doc)
Mar 29, 2022
This collection contains audio recordings released by participants under the terms of the Growing Collection. To access this audio, you must agree to the terms of use. This collection was initiated by Hannah Letitia Goh as part of her PhD research in the Brain, Language and Inter...
Feb 15, 2022 - Green Grass Park Picture Description Corpus
Pan, Lei; Styles, Suzy J, 2022, "Green Grass Park Picture Description Corpus - Singapore Mandarin Adults", https://doi.org/10.21979/N9/OPSN64, DR-NTU (Data), V1
This corpus contains audio recordings released by participants under the terms of the Growing Collection. To access this audio, you must agree to the terms of use. This Corpus contains audio recordings and associated information created using the Green Grass Park (Mandarin Chines...
Green Grass Park Picture Description Corpus(Nanyang Technological University)
Feb 15, 2022
This collection contains audio recordings released by participants under the terms of the Growing Collection. To access this audio, you must agree to the terms of use. This collection was initiated by Pan Lei as part of her PhD research in the Brain, Language and Intersensory Per...
Jan 13, 2020 - Leaf & Stone Corpus - Singapore
Styles, Suzy J; Travers Kumar, Juanita; Kovic, Vanja, 2020, "Leaf & Stone Corpus (Singapore 2016) Audio", https://doi.org/10.21979/N9/OF5ZDK, DR-NTU (Data), V1, UNF:6:dmhxhSKAdqqaI1hZczAT9w== [fileUNF]
Participants reading aloud from the experimental storybooks 'A Fine Day for a New Hat (Singapore English Version)' by Suzy J Styles, Jelena Sucevic & Vanja Kovic, adapted to Singaporean English by Juanita Travels Kumar.
Leaf & Stone Corpus - Singapore(Nanyang Technological University)
Jan 13, 2020
This corpus of Singaporean English speech was recorded in 2016. Parents of children 0-6 years of age were asked to read an English language storybook as they would when interacting with their children. The goal was to elicit child-directed speech under different conditions, as cu...
Jan 13, 2020
Styles, Suzy J, 2020, "Growing Collection of Human Voices - Audio Release Form", https://doi.org/10.21979/N9/I6KXC6, DR-NTU (Data), V1
The Growing Collection It is one of our goals to build up a collection of recordings from different communities around the world, which will help us to answer questions about the function and features of speech produced for different listeners. We are particularly interested in h...
Jan 13, 2020 - Laksa Corpus
Styles, Suzy J; Bin Mustaffa, M Asyraf, 2020, "Laksa Corpus Audio Recordings", https://doi.org/10.21979/N9/DHYM9H, DR-NTU (Data), V1
Audio recordings for the following preregistered study: Bin Mustaffa, MA & Styles SJ (2018), "Preregistration Documents: Ordering Laksa - Preregistered Design for Speech Elicitation in Singapore English Diglossia", DR-NTU (Data). https://doi.org/10.21979/N9/WW6ZHP Following the p...
Laksa Corpus(Nanyang Technological University)
Jan 13, 2020
This corpus of Singaporean English speech was recorded in the NTU Psychology testing labs in 2019. Speakers were asked to order a bowl of Laksa in three different contexts, as cued by different visual prompts. The goal was to elicit speech that varied along the diglossic cline fr...
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