Italy 18

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BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

AGE: 38

DATE OF BIRTH (DD/MM/YYYY): 08/04/1977

PLACE OF BIRTH: Turin, Italy

GENDER: female

ETHNICITY: Italian/white

OCCUPATION: professor

EDUCATION: master’s degree

AREAS OF RESIDENCE OUTSIDE REPRESENTATIVE REGION FOR LONGER THAN SIX MONTHS:

At the time of this recording, the subject had been living in Michigan, in the United States, for 10 years.

OTHER INFLUENCES ON SPEECH: N/A

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RECORDED BY: Lynnae Lehfeldt

DATE OF RECORDING (DD/MM/YYYY): 05/10/2015

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ORTHOGRAPHIC TRANSCRIPTION OF UNSCRIPTED SPEECH:

I come from Turin. Eh, it’s a very pretty town, eh, in the northwest side of Italy. Eh, two hours from the mountains, two hours from the seaside. And, ah, my mother, eh, was born in Trieste, my father in Florence. And they met on the train one day. And, ah, my father had my mother with her suitcase, and he was very gallant to her. What he did, though, was lying about his age, because, uh, he told her that he was older than he was. He’s actually five years younger then her. Eh, so, this didn’t start their relationship really well, but he was very gallant. And so she surprised her one day meeting her again at the same station on their way back, eh, from their trip.

[Subject then speaks in Italian:] Il bar in Italia è differente dal bar negli Stati Uniti. E una combinazione di caffè, travola calda e cocktail bar dove si servono bevande alcholiche. E un ambiente luminoso, frequentato da adulti e bambini. In un bar è possibile ordinare qualcosa da mangiare o da bere a tutte le ore del gionro. Quando un cliente entra al bar, prima paga ana cassa e riceve uno scontrino. Con lo scontrino chiede al banco quello che desidera, per esempio un caffè, una brioche, un aperitivo. In un bar è possible comprare anche I biglietti dell’autobus e le carte telefoniche.

[English translation: Bars in Italy are different from bars in the United States. It’s a combination of cafe, bistro, and cocktail bar, where alcoholic beverages are served. It’s a well-lit space, attended by adults and children. In a bar, it is possible to order something to eat or to drink at any time of the day. When a customer enters in a bar, he pays at the register first, and he gets a receipt. With the receipt, he asks what he wants at the counter — for instance, a coffee, a croissant or an aperitif. In a bar, it is possible to purchase bus tickets and phone cards too.]

TRANSCRIBED BY: Lynnae Lehfeldt

DATE OF TRANSCRIPTION (DD/MM/YYYY): 05/10/2015

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