MOC Corpus

Ignacio Moreno-Torres
Department of Spanish Philology II and Literary Theory
University of Málaga


Participants: 1
Type of Study: clinical
Location: Málaga, Spain
Media type: video
DOI: doi:10.21415/T5W01H

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Studies making use of these data should cite these sources, which include further descriptive material:

In accordance with TalkBank rules, any use of data from this corpus must be accompanied by at least one of the above references.

Project Description

This is a corpus from a Spanish-speaking deaf child with the pseudonym “Berta” who is using cued speech. Berta was born on 12-JUN-2003. The corpus includes coding of gestures on the the %gpx tier as either iconic, deictic, conventional, or ritual. There are 159 files recorded at regular intervals from the age of 1;6 after cochlear implantation to 5.5. Apart from being deaf, the child was also later diagnosed as ADHD. The tapes were transcribed by Rafael Santana, Ignacio Moreno-Torres, and Santiago Torres.

The files are logically grouped into these six segments:

The gesture codes used are as follows: