Listen to Australia 4, a man from Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Click or tap the triangle-shaped play button to hear the subject.
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PLACE OF BIRTH: Brisbane area, southeast Queensland
AREA(S) OF RESIDENCE OUTSIDE REPRESENTATIVE REGION FOR LONGER THAN SIX MONTHS: N/A
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RECORDED BY: Kate Foy
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PHONETIC TRANSCRIPTION OF SCRIPTED SPEECH:
wĕn̪ ə ˈsanɫɒɘ̆t ˈstɹɒɘks̱ ˈɹ̃æ̃ɪ̃ndɹɔps ə̃̆n̪ ðɪ ˈeː | ðɛ̆ɪ ˈɛk̚tˡ ɫɑɡ ə ˈpʰɹɪzm̩ ə?n fɔm ə ˈɹæ̃ɪ̃mbɜ̰ɘ̹̰ ‖ ðə̆ ˈɹæ̃ɪ̃mbəʊ ɘ̆z ə̆ də̆ˈviʒ̩n əv ˈwɒɘ̆ʔ ˈbɫɒɘ̆t ɘ̆ntə̆ ˈmeni ˈbjɵɾ̥ɘ̆fɫ ˈkʰɐɫɤz̥ ‖ ˈðɪiz ˈtʰæɪk d̪ə ˈʃˑæɪp ʔɒv ə ˈɫɒŋ ˈɹɛ?̃ə̃̆nd ˈɑ̟ːt͡ʃ | wɪ̆ð̥ ɪ̆ʔs̟ ˈpʰɑːð ˈhɑ̹ɘ ˈbɐv̥ | ˌɛn ɘʔs ˈtʰu̟ enz əˈpʰæɹə̃lɪ biˈjɒn̪ d̪i ɦə̆ˈɹɒɘzən ‖ ðəɹ ˈɪz əˈkʰɔɾɨ̃ŋ tə̹ ˈɫed͡ʒn̪̩d̪ ə? ˈbɔːɫə̆ŋ ˈpʰɔɾ̥ əv ˈɡɜˑɫ̹d̺ ə?d̥ wʌn ˈend̥ ‖ ˈpʰɪpɫ̩ ɫʊ̆ɡ̚ bəʔ ˈnɜɨ wən ˈevə? fɒːnd̥͡z̥ ɘtʰ ‖ wen ə ˈmeːn ˈlʊks fə sʌmt̪ɪŋ biɒn̪ˑd̪ hɘz ˈɹəit͡ʃ | hɪz ˈfɹend̥s ˈsæɪ ɦɪ ɪz ˈɫʊkə̆ŋ fə ðə ˈpʰɒtʰ ʔəv ˈɡɜɫ?̹d əd̪ ði ˈend əv ðə ˈɹæɪmbɜɘ̹
TRANSCRIBED BY: Santiago Rodriguez
DATE OF TRANSCRIPTION (DD/MM/YYYY): 20/02/2008
ORTHOGRAPHIC TRANSCRIPTION OF UNSCRIPTED SPEECH:
OK, I g.. um, I grew up in Brisbane, in *southeast Queensland. *I lived in the same house with my family most of my life. Um my family had bought a house at the suburb of Bardon um which was a small worker’s cottage. *And we basically lived there in in two rooms and *a sleep-out. Um as the family grew up and as we got older we eventually did more work to the house so that we had *a comfortable place to live. *It very quickly grew into a large house, from a small home into a large house, um where we had many people would come and visit. *Friends and f.. and other family members were always welcome and quite often stayed and slep.. slept over, and *spent a lot of good times with many people in the house. *I I went to school *about a kilometre away from home, which which was Ashgrove State School. *It wasn’t a huge school. Um there was an old two-storey brick building *in the shape of E, which I think was in the times when Prince Edward or or one of the royalty *was around and that’s how they they designed their buildings. Um *my first memory of school was *turning up on on the first day and I have a twin brother and we got divided into different classes and we just quite happily went into our classes. I found *a fellow on the floor and we just started playing a game. *I think it might have just been building-blocks. And we did that for probably half an hour until all the parents left and they had their their emotional times leaving their children alone for the first time. And *then the teachers took us and *just started doing class with us. Um my first theatrical experience was in that same class. *We were in Grade One or Two with the same group of people, and we were doing an Australian Christmas story, and the the role I had to play was a was a little kangaroo joey. I recall having to wear *a friend’s little dancing-leotard and stockings with a with a stocking-tail stuffed with paper. Um so I looked like *a kangaroo and little ears, um, stuffed on my head. I don’t really recall what the the production was about apart from *a Christmas theme. Um but I remember having to hide under a table until Santa came out and then I was like a the the rainbow, or the Australian version of the kangaroo, um escorting Santa *around, giving gifts out. So it was quite an enjoyable experience even though it was quite a few years ago.
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TRANSCRIBED BY: Kevin Flynn
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