Multilingual / plurilingual (corpus)

Here plurilingual corpus means any corpus whose recorded data involve bilingual or plurilingual speakers, handling several languages in the recordings. The ratings take into account these differences, crucial for research on bi / plurilingualism, phenomena of heteroglossia, code variation (code-blending and code switching), linguistic ideology, acquisition of a second language, etc. We distinguish this situation … Read more

Multimodality

Human communication involves the simultaneous use of several channels, under several modalities, all participating in interpersonal interaction. These channels include the audio-phonatory modality (speech) and the visuo-gestural modality (glances, gestures, other movements and positions of the body, signs…), the latter constituting the main modality defining the sign languages, which are organized into systems of different … Read more