Scotland 23

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BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

AGE: 19

DATE OF BIRTH (DD/MM/YYYY): 16/02/1996

PLACE OF BIRTH: Edinburgh, Scotland

GENDER: female

ETHNICITY: Scottish

OCCUPATION: student

EDUCATION: some college

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

Speaker lived in Wales for two years during her college years. At the time of this recording, she had been studying in the United States (California) for a few weeks.

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RECORDED BY: Joshua Johnson (under supervision of David Nevell)

DATE OF RECORDING (DD/MM/YYYY): 06/11/2015

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ORTHOGRAPHIC TRANSCRIPTION OF UNSCRIPTED SPEECH:

Em, it’s been amazing so far, em, just getting to come to — like, the classes are really different. I’m used to at home doing one class at a time, so just like four weeks, just one class concentrated, just doing that every single day. So I think coming here and going back a sort of high school kind of timetable has been really strange, em, but also good, like, getting to do lots of different things at the same time. I think, like, my favorite class is probably film, ‘cause, em, that’s something I’m really interested in and wanna do. Em, and I love Jon Short; he’s like a really good lecturer, em, which I have him for acting, too, but actually getting to do the film class here has been good. We have, like, film class at home, but you just do a short film, like, that you make up yourself and then, like, you learn all about the camera angles and you get to film it, but it’s nowhere near as professional and you don’t actually learn about the acting side of it as much, so getting to do that has been really cool. Yeah, that’s useful, that’s what I want to learn about.

Em, and then, like, the other side of things, getting to, like, travel around and try and see as much as we can. Like, I went to the Grand Canyon with two of my — like, with my best friend Becky and then someone I’ve become really good friends with, George. Em, we went to the Grand Canyon; we flew over it, and the helicopter landed, and it was amazing. Like, we all had tears in our eyes; it was — like, it was, like, a nightmare trying to get there in the first place, but it was an amazing experience.

And then last weekend — you saw my post on Facebook — I met Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson and, em, Liam Hemsworth, too. Em, but I, like, since I was little, I always liked, em, I always loved Josh Hutcherson, I was like — [gasp] — so I actually got to meet him. I was like, “Oh my God!” And Jennifer Lawrence, like, in the past few years, like, I found her, like, so inspirational and like an idol, like, I wanna be like her. So I can’t believe I actually met them. I didn’t think it was gonna happen. And me and Becky were actually planning on, like, camping out. We were like, “Oh, it’s gonna be so busy; we’re gonna camp out on Hollywood Boulevard and, like, stay there all night.” And then a guy that we know here, who’s actually from LA, he was like, “No, do not do that; that is so dangerous; do not camp out; it’s not gonna be that busy. Just go early in the morning.” So we ended up like showing up about half past five, six, met all these, like, crazy fans, they were lovely. And, em, then got to meet them, like, and watch their hand-print ceremony, so — oh! — it was amazing. They were so, like, such lovely and beautiful people.

TRANSCRIBED BY: Joshua Johnson (under supervision of David Nevell)

DATE OF TRANSCRIPTION (DD/MM/YYYY): 06/11/2015

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