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The Flood

The story describes a flood, and Elizabeth's trip down the river to get home during the flood. It was recorded by discussing the story in English with a linguist and others; the linguist then drew a series of pictures as 'notes' while telling the story.



Going on Vacation

Picture prompts were used to record this short fluent text, describing a family that goes on vacation, including travel by airplane.

Going Shopping

Picture prompts were used to record this short fluent text, describing a man and his son who go shopping and bring home groceries.

Getting a movie

Picture prompts were used to record this short fluent text describing a family getting a movie at the video store to watch in the evening.

Cleaning up house

Picture prompts were used to record this short fluent text describing a man straightening up the house.

Having my baby

Picture prompts were used to record this short fluent text describing a woman going to hospital to have her baby.

Crossing the street

Picture prompts were used to record this short fluent text describing a man walking his son safely across the street.

Going to the movies

Picture prompts were used to record this short fluent text describing a man asking a woman out for a movie date (they watch a scary movie).

Shopping with the kids

Short fluent text based on picture prompts where Elizabeth Herrling is describing taking her group of kids shopping on Saturdays in Chilliwack during the early 1960's