Sweden 6

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BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

AGE: 24

DATE OF BIRTH (DD/MM/YYYY): 21/02/1993

PLACE OF BIRTH: Varnamo, Sweden

GENDER: female

ETHNICITY: Caucasian/Swedish

OCCUPATION: student

EDUCATION: college

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

Subject has lived her entire life in Varnamo, Sweden, except for one semester of college in Southern California, in the United States.

OTHER INFLUENCES ON SPEECH: N/A

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RECORDED BY: Rosie Rodriguez (under supervision of David Nevell)

DATE OF RECORDING (DD/MM/YYYY): 18/04/2017

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ORTHOGRAPHIC TRANSCRIPTION OF UNSCRIPTED SPEECH:

So my family came here March 9, so that first weekend they went to Las Vegas without me, so I was basically like left here. So, and then we went to Yosemite National Park and up to Pleasanton — that’s outside San Francisco — which was like a park-exhibition thing, like old fifties cars and stuff, which my dad is very interested of, so we like — we were looking around, looking at cars. And then my fiancé came here, and we went to Las Vegas for a few days … and Grand Canyon, just driving around in a cabriolet, enjoying life! And then we went to Disneyland, which was crowded the Friday of spring break. It was so much people, eh, and then we went to Disney World in Orlando last year and the year before, so we are really Disney fans. And then we went to Hollywood for two days and, eh, just went through like bus tour with the celebrity houses, and it was beautiful. And then we went to Disneyland another time to California Adventure Park; he liked it a lot, but it was — I didn’t expect it to be so many people a Tuesday after spring break. It was like two hour — it was like for this car attraction, you know? It was two hour! I was like, “The Tuesday after spring break? How can it be so many people?” It went by so fast. I’m like stressed about how go so many places and do so much stuff, and it’s like four weekends. I want to go to Naples in Long Beach, and I want to go to like a lot of beaches and stuff and Universal Studios with the Harry Potter World. I want to do so many things. I wrote a list yesterday: Naples, Long Beach, Universal Studios, Santa Monica, all those stuff. I hope to have time to do it.

TRANSCRIBED BY: Rosie Rodriguez (under  supervision of David Nevell)

DATE OF TRANSCRIPTION (DD/MM/YYYY): 18/04/2017

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