Dear fellow researcher,
If you get multiple copies of this message, I apologize.
I am contacting you as someone who has at some time expressed interest
in the SUSANNE analytic scheme and Corpus, or who belongs to some group
to whom SUSANNE is relevant. You may know SUSANNE as an analysed
electronic corpus of English, and/or you may know it through the book
ENGLISH FOR THE COMPUTER (Oxford University Press, 1995).
I have just been offered funds to extend this work to the domain of
spoken English. As before, I plan to create analysed corpus resources
which will be made as freely available as possible to the research
community. This means that I would like to plan the work in advance to
make it as useful as I can to a broad cross-section of researchers.
There is a Web page describing the new Spoken SUSANNE project and
identifying various issues that remain fluid at this stage. If this
work interests you, I should be extremely grateful if you would care to
point your Web browser at
and e-mail me any reactions you care to make to the points discussed
Many thanks in advance!
Geoffrey Sampson, University of Sussex