The Michigan Corpus of Academic Spoken English (MICASE)

Posted on Wednesday, April 23, 2008

The Michigan Corpus of Academic Spoken English (MICASE) is a unique database of contemporary English as it is spoken in academic settings. The corpus can be used by teachers, researchers, and all those interested in EAP (English for Academic Purposes).


• 200 hours (1.8 million words) of academic speech, representing the faculty, staff, and students, both native and non-native, from across the University of Michigan

• 152 transcripts, which can be browsed or searched using a number of criteria

• Approximately 70 streaming sound files, categorized by speech event type

• Research information and ESL/EAP teaching materials related to the corpus

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