[Corpora-List] Parallel corpus of controlled language

Somers, Harold harold.somers at manchester.ac.uk
Mon Sep 5 15:36:02 CEST 2005

Thanks for the suggestion, unfortunately, while the Canadian hansard is certainly an English-French parallel corpus, it is alas not controlled language (far from it indeed).


From: Michael Betsch [mailto:Michael.Betsch at t-online.de]
Sent: Mon 05/09/2005 5:06 PM
To: Somers, Harold
Cc: Michael Betsch; CORPORA at UIB.NO
Subject: Re: [Corpora-List] Parallel corpus of controlled language

Am Montag, 05.09.05 um 06:18 Uhr schrieb Somers, Harold:

> I would like to get hold of about 100 lines of controlled language in

> English and French (being mutual translations obviously).


> Does anyone know where I might find such a thing (an initial web

> search has sent me to a very promising but unavailable page, otherwise

> nothing), or if they happen to have such a thing, could they let me

> have a small sample?

Maybe the Canadian Hansard (ie the protocol of their parlamentary
debates) is good material (given the fact that English and French are
official languages, there will be quite some material in both
directions). Take a look at the website of the Canadian Parliament.

Michael Betsch

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