I didn’t like being shamed in front of the entire class.I didn’t like the disapproval that was communicated to me.Like the Brown Corpus, which displays a balanced selection of text genres and sources, TIMIT includes a balanced selection of dialects, speakers, and materials.For each of eight dialect regions, 50 male and female speakers having a range of ages and educational backgrounds each read ten carefully chosen sentences.
These people have a motive and it isn’t a motive driven by love, it is a motive driven by the desire to have control.
Understanding this made all the difference in the world in my recovery and in overcoming the false definitions of “me” that had been put on me by abusive, uncaring, controllers and manipulators who felt entitled to treat me like I didn’t matter.
The ways that I was treated by these people communicated to me that they were more important than I was.
First, the corpus contains two layers of annotation, at the phonetic and orthographic levels.
In general, a text or speech corpus may be annotated at many different linguistic levels, including morphological, syntactic, and discourse levels.