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Wildcat Corpus of Native- and Foreign-Accented English


The Wildcat Corpus of Native- and Foreign-Accented English is a corpus of both scripted and unscripted speech between native and non-native speakers of English. A key feature of this corpus is that for the unscripted part, the talkers are recorded in pairs (all possible pairing of native and non-native English speakers) as they work together on an interactive goal oriented task (the Diapix task). The corpus can be used to answer basic phonetic questions about speech communication in situations where one of both of the conversation partners may be non-native speakers of the target language.

The Wildcat Corpus is a project of Northwestern University's Speech Communication Research Group.

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The Wildcat Corpus is hosted by the Online Speech/Corpora Archive and Analysis Resource. To access recordings, please request permission via OSCAAR.