SACODEYL: an open-access system to explore & browse multimedia contents of youth language in 7 EU languages: EN - FR - GE - IT - LIT - ROM - SP.
We have developed many interesting tools for you to browse and find out interesting things about languages.
You can easily browse videos of different interviews and search for words in the transcripted corpora.
On the 1st screen, choose the corpus you want to work with - If you click "Search!" you can search the corpus in varied ways. - If you click "Browse!" you can look at the interviews & videos of the corpus
A) SEARCH FOR WORDS
4 searching types:
2) Word Search
4) View Lists
Figure 1 – Section Search
Figure 2 - Word Search
Figure 3 - Co-Occurrence
Figure 4- View Lists
Example of Search – Step 1.1 Search for all the sections of the interviews where the category “Holidays” occurs. Tick on Categories / Topics / Holidays as indicated in the following screen:
Example of Search – Step 1.2 Click on Search! to obtain Sections of interviews annotated with the Topic “Holidays” Each result shows transcription of the text & allows viewing clip of the interview
Example of Search – Step 2.1 Search for all occurrences of the word “Cambridge” in the English corpus. Click on “Word Search” and write “Cambridge” in the gap named “Word 1”
Example of Search – Step 2.2 Click on Search! and the following results will appear A word match list with all occurrences of “Cambridge” in the corpora (12 results) 8 words appearing on the left (Left Context) & 8 words on the right (Right context)
Example of Search – Step 3.1 We refine the search looking for the occurrence of 2 words in the same section. Click on Co-Occurrence, write in Search string “Oxford Cambridge” and Search! Now we obtain just 5 Sections in which these 2 words co-occur.
Example of Search – Step 4.1 Use “Word list” to generate a frequency word list of all words in the corpus. Click on View Lists / Show Word Lists
B) BROWSE FOR VIDEOS Come back to the main menu of the English Corpus
B) BROWSE FOR VIDEOS If you choose Browse you obtain this screen:
B) BROWSE FOR VIDEOS
From the Browse screen you can download and watch the clips of the different interviews.
As they are in RM format, it is necessary to use Real Player to watch them.
Now you can listen to the interviews and watch teenagers talking about their interests.