CHILDES English-NA-MOR Corpora

This page provides an index to the CHILDES English - North American data. All corpora have been analysed to include a %mor and %gra line except for these PhonBank corpora: ComptonPater, Davis, Goad, Inkelas, PaidoEnglish, and StanfordEnglish.

You can also browse the Eng-NA database online from this link.

Corpus____________ Age Range N Media Comments
Bates 1;8 and 2;4 27 video two sessions for each child
Bernstein-Ratner 1;1-1;11 9 audio play sessions and mother interviews
Bliss 3-10 8 - control participants
Bloom 1970 1;9-3;2 3 audio large longitudinal study of one child and samples for two others
Bloom 1973 1;4-2;10 1 - six samples from one child
Bohannon 2;8 and 3;0 2 - children interacting with different adults
Braunwald 1;0-6;0 1 audio longitudinal study with audio and diary notes
Brent 0;6-1;0 8 audio mothers speaking to preverbal infants, linked
Brown 1;6-5;1 3 - classic study of Adam, Eve, and Sarah
Carterette 1st, 3rd, 5th grade, and adults 174 - speech samples in IPA
Clark 2;2-3;2 1 - transcripts with attention to disfluencies
Compton & Pater 0;8-3;3 4 - in PhonBank
Cornell 1;6-4;0 8 - small samples from various families
Davis 0;7-3;0 21 audio also in PHONBANK
Demetras - Trevor 2;0-3;11 1 - father-son interactions
Demetras - Working 2;0-2;6 3 - 2 weeks of recording for each child
EllisWeismer 2;6, 3;6, 4;6, 5;6 138 audio late talkers and controls
Ervin-Tripp 3-7 8 audio work in progress
Evans 2;1-2;9 44 - dyads, each with one high verbal and one low verbal child
Feldman (Andrea) 1;2-2;3 1 - partially transcribed
Garvey 2;10-5;7 48 - dyadic school dialogs
Gathercole 2;10-5;7 48 - lunchtime dialogs
Gillam 5-12 250 disordered, 520 controls - free story telling
Gleason 2;1-5;2 48 audio mother-child, father-child, and dinner, linked
Goad 1;5-3;6 2 audio in PhonBank
Haggerty 2;6 1 - one child in one day
Hall 4;6-5;0 39 audio White/Black; working/professional
Higginson 0;11-2;11 3 - play sessions
HSLLD 2-6 100 audio Harvard home-school project
Inkelas 0;6-4;0 1 - in PhonBank
Kuczaj 2;4-4;1 1 - longitudinal study
MacWhinney 0;7-8;0 2 audio two brothers in natural situations, linked
McCune 1-3 9 video work in progress, linked
McMillan 3;0 2 video small book reading samples, linked
Morisset 2;6 200 - children of welfare mothers
Nadig 3-7 12 English, 8 French - control children
Nelson 1;9-3;0 12 audio bedtime monologues, linked
New England 1;2, 1;8, 2;3 52 audio lab sessions with three activities
Nicholas-NH 1;0-4;0 45 - controls
Paidologos-English 2;0-5;0 81 audio in PhonBank
Peters/Wilson 1;7-4;1 1 audio father and his visually-impaired son
POLER 26 patients and 26 controls audio children with epilepsy and controls, linked
Post 1;7-2;8 3 - free play in children's homes
Providence 1-3 6 video PHONBANK, longitudinal, linked
Rollins 6, 9, 12 months 12 video play sessions
Rondal-Normal 3-12 21 - normal controls
Sachs 1;1-5;1 1 audio longitudinal study, linked
Sawyer 3;6-4;11 20 audio group conversations in daycare, linked
Snow 2;3-3;9 1 audio longitudinal study with lots of book reading, linked
Sprott 4-6 12 audio in progress
Soderstrom 0;6-1;0 2 audio mothers with their preverbal children, linked
Stanford-English 0;8-1;4 5 coming in PhonBank
Suppes Age Range. 12 - Comments
Tardif 1;11-3;11 1 - longitudinal study
Valian 1;9-2;8 21 - comparing English and Italian subject deletion
Van Houten 2;0 and 3;0 61 and 52 audio adolescent vs older mothers
Van Kleeck 3 37 - two half-hour sessions
Warren-Leubecker 1;6-3;1 and 4;6-6;2 10 and 10 - parent-child
Weist 2;1-5;0 6 audio aspect learning
Feldman (Heidi)
Narrative 1;6-3;6 18 focal and 10 control - narratives from children with focal lesions and controls
Parent-Child 1;6-3;6 56 focal and 50 control - children with focal lesions and controls
Twins 1;6-3;6 2 twin pairs - children with focal lesions and twin controls