Database oriented studies of Swedish child language development

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Sven Strömqvist - University of Gothenburg, Department of Linguistics

Research principal

University of Gothenburg - Department of Linguistics rorId


The 50 computerized transcription files contained in this first release of the Swedish corpus relate to the project 'Database oriented studies of Swedish child language development', in which the language development in four monolingual Swedish children is analysed. The four children under study grow up in middle-class families on the west coast of Sweden. The families speak standard Swedish with a modest touch of the regional variant. The recorded material relates to a wide range of activity types: everyday activities in the home (such as meals, bedtime procedures, cooking, washing, etc.); free play; story telling; as well as adult-child interaction; child-child interaction; and soliloquy.

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Method and outcome

Unit of analysis

Data format / data structure

Data collection
Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Administrative information

Responsible department/unit

Department of Linguistics

Topic and keywords

Research area

Children (CESSDA Topic Classification)

General language studies and linguistics (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)

Language and linguistics (CESSDA Topic Classification)


Strömqvist, S., Richtoff, U., & Andersson, A-B. (1993) Strömqvist's and Richtoff's Corpora : a guide to longitudinal data from four Swedish children. Gothenburg Papers in Theoretical Linguistics no. 66. Göteborg: Department of Linguistics.

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Published: 1995-12-15
Last updated: 2018-11-21