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Conversation 37: Glasgow father and young daughter

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M1070 What?
F1071 I watched SpongeBob.
M1070 You watched SpongeBob, did ye?
F1071 Yeah.
M1070 And what else have you done today?
F1071 Ehm ehm, ehm I've drawed [banging] //a picture, yes.//
M1070 //You've drawn pictures.// Yeah. What kind of things do you like drawing?
F1071 Ehm I like drawing SpongeBob and Patrick.
M1070 You like drawing SpongeBob and Patrick?
F1071 I'm gonna draw one just now so //I am.//
M1070 //Okay, what colour do you draw Spongebob and Patrick?//
F1071 [pages turning] Yellow.
M1070 Yellow?
F1071 Yellow. [banging] //[banging]//
M1070 //Who's yellow?//
F1071 SpongeBob.
M1070 SpongeBob yellow?
F1071 Yeah.
M1070 So what colour's Patrick then?
F1071 Pink.
M1070 Pink?
F1071 Yeah, he's pink, he's pink.
M1070 And who else is there then. You've got SpongeBob, you've got Patrick. //What else is there?//
F1071 //[inhale] [exhale]// [sneeze] Mr Krabs.
M1070 Mr Krabs? Bless you.
F1071 Yes.
M1070 Anybody else?
F1071 Ehm there's people live, with, with SpongeBob,
M1070 People with your SpongeBob who?
F1071 [scribbling sound]
M1070 Like who?
F1071 Ehm I don't know their name.
M1070 Ehm there's Mr Krabs, who else? There's a green one, isn't there? There's somebody that's sort of green.
F1071 Plankton.
M1070 Who?
F1071 Plankton.
M1070 Plankton. Is there not another green one? [inaudible] there is another greeny-blue one.
F1071 Mrs Puff.
M1070 Who?
F1071 Mrs Puff.
M1070 Mrs Puff, is she greeny-blue?
F1071 Ehm she's just bluey-greeny so she is.
M1070 She's just bluey-green [laugh] okay. [inhale] Right, what about
F1071 I am going to the movie today, I'm going to the movie.
M1070 You're goin to the movie today? Do you like to go in to see pictures?
F1071 I do. [inhale] //[inaudible] Oh!//
M1070 //What did we go and see a while ago, do you remember?//
F1071 Why don't. //[?]Wow, machine[/?] What did you say?//
M1070 //[CENSORED: forename], what did we go and see a while ago?//
F1071 Ice Age.
M1070 We went to see Ice Age yeah, there was another one after that. Can you remember what it might have been?
F1071 [exhale] //Over the Hedge.//
M1070 //Over the Hedge, who was in that?//
F1071 Mmmm the gat. //[paper crumpling] Scrat.//
M1070 //What?// Scrat? Na I think that was Ice Age, wasn't it? What does he do but?
F1071 Ehm well, ehm
M1070 What does Scrat do?
F1071 He wriggles about and he jumps about and then with his acorn. //Yeah.//
M1070 //With his acorn?// Yeah, he does, doesn't he?
F1071 Yeah.
M1070 Does he keep losing his acorn?
F1071 Yeah, he, sometimes he gets stuck in a big bandle and sometimes he gets scr- scraped with he gets sometimes he gets scraped with the tower. //And then it//
M1070 //Does he?//
F1071 bangs him right down the hill so it does. //Yeah.//
M1070 //Does it?// That's not very good, is it?
F1071 No.
M1070 No.
F1071 Sometimes, he justs, sometimes he just rolls down the hill and get all mud, don't he? And then somebody stamps on him!
M1070 Yes, somebody stamps on him?
F1071 Yeah.
M1070 Does he get squashed?
F1071 Yeah, he gets squashed by a big camel, //remember?//
M1070 //Oh dear.// //And is that what you're drawin there, a picture of him when he's squashed?//
F1071 //[scribbling sound]// //[scribbling sound] This is a picture of wee scribbles.//
M1070 //Is it?// //Yeah, right that's good.//
F1071 //[scribbling sound] Let me see that's the// [scribbling sound] the camel, //let me see that's the camel//
M1070 //That's a camel// //right okay.//
F1071 //and that's the// his legs,
M1070 That's his legs? //Wow.//
F1071 //Yep.// Mm and, and that's his leg, its stump. I don't know how to draw a squirrel.
M1070 You don't know how to draw a squirrel?
F1071 No.
M1070 Squirrels are quite hard, aren't they?
F1071 Do you want to draw it?
M1070 I'm not very good at drawin squirrels either, I don't think. I can draw faces, look, I can draw funny faces upside down look.
F1071 [inhale] //[inhale] [exhale] [inhale] [exhale] [inhale] [exhale] [inhale]//
M1070 //But that's all about all I can do, I'm no very good at drawing squirrels at all.// Look, I could draw him a body and then a tail, look. Is that like a squirrel? //There's his arms and there's his legs//
F1071 //You-// He doesn't have legs a squirrel.
M1070 What do you mean a squirrel doesn't have legs, of course a squirrel has legs. He does, doesn't he?
F1071 That doesn't look a squirrel.
M1070 Oh It disnae look a very good squirrel, does it? //That's cause daddy's not very good at drawing, is he?//
F1071 //No.//
M1070 [scribbling sound]
F1071 I'll show you.
M1070 Will you show me how to do it? Well that's good then.
F1071 I can't, I can't do a squirrel.
M1070 That's all right. Squirrels are hard, see, daddy can't draw them and daddy's big, isn't he?
F1071 Whee! //[bump]//
M1070 //No, please don't throw things, darling.//
F1071 Mm I need a seat! Help! Everybody //[banging] you did//
M1070 //He needs a seat?// //Try no tae bang too much darling, try no tae bang too much around there.//
F1071 //He knows this [banging]// but he needs a seat so he does.
M1070 Well move another one out darling, just //don't bang too much.//
F1071 //[growl]// //This one should be out.//
M1070 //Okay?//
F1071 Out!
M1070 So tell me what happened in granny's yesterday when you were with //granny?//
F1071 //Have a little seat mm// //[banging] dum dum dum dum//
M1070 //What happened in granny's darling? [CENSORED: forename], don't bang.// //Please.//
F1071 //[tapping]// [tapping] //You sit there.//
M1070 //[CENSORED: forename], what happened in granny's?//
F1071 [tapping] What did you say?
M1070 What happened when you were in granny's?
F1071 Ehm I don't know.
M1070 You do know. What did you do?
F1071 Ah [exhale]
M1070 I heard you went out.
F1071 [tapping]
M1070 Did you go anywhere?
F1071 [?]zoom[/?] We goed somewhere yeah.
M1070 So where did you go to?
F1071 [paper crumpling]
M1070 Where did you go to?
F1071 We goed somewhere nice.
M1070 Right, what was it, where was it?
F1071 Ehm, ehm, ehm ehm //don't know.//
M1070 //I th-// //I think you went somewhere that has lots of trees. Don't do that please.//
F1071 //[banging]//
M1070 I heard you went somewhere that has lots of trees, and maybe swings on it too?
F1071 Park.
M1070 Park? Tell me what was in the park? I can't remember what was in the park. Can you tell me? What kinna things were in //the park?//
F1071 //There was a wobbly so there was.// //A, a wobbly,//
M1070 //A wobbly? A wobbly what?//
F1071 a wobbly, and there was [?]scup[/?] stairs for a chute an a big yel- blue chute so it was,
M1070 Blue chute? //How big was it? Was it very big?//
F1071 //mmhm// no it was a little small //one, [?]because it was small[/?] yeah.//
M1070 //Was it just a little small one, tiny?// [inhale] Anything else there what about swings? Was there swings? Was there swings?
F1071 Ehm ehm ehm ehm, yes there was swings. No there was ther-there was, there was seats, there were seats at the new seats, //so there were.//
M1070 //Seats at the new seats, were there?// //Who went to you-//
F1071 //Uh-huh.//
M1070 who went with you to the park?
F1071 Ehm. We had someone, we had some new so we did. [banging] //[banging]//
M1070 //Someone new?//
F1071 S- we had a friend, and I had a friend //so I did.//
M1070 //A friend, what was her name?//
F1071 Ehm.
M1070 Can you remember?
F1071 No I can't remember.
M1070 Naw. Did you have lots o fun?
F1071 Did you remember?
M1070 Ehm I think, was it Stephanie? //And,//
F1071 //Not Stephanie.//
M1070 I can't remember the other name
F1071 Stephanie, Kara! //It's Kara.//
M1070 //Kara that's it.// See you do remember.
F1071 [tearing velcro] It was Kara's name. She was Kara so she was.
M1070 Yeah, she was Kara.
F1071 [tearing velcro] Her name was Kara. //[tearing velcro]//
M1070 //That's right, her name was Kara.//
F1071 [pages turning] Her name was Kara an- and she played with me a lot. //Yeah.//
M1070 //Did she?// Who else do you like playing with?
F1071 SpongeBob SquarePants!
M1070 Who? Speak up darling, //I can't hear you.//
F1071 //Ehm SpongeBob// SquarePants.
M1070 SpongeBob SquarePants? Anybody else you like playing with?
F1071 [inhale]
M1070 What about people, what people do you like playing with?
F1071 Nana!
M1070 Nana? What kind of things do you play with Nana?
F1071 Ehm I play with Papa too.
M1070 Yeah, what kind of things do you do when you're playin with Nana and Papa?
F1071 Ehm I play with Tweenies. //Mm//
M1070 //You play with the Tweenies?// //Anything else?//
F1071 //mmhm.// Ehm yeah, we play drawing with Nana and Papa too.
M1070 Play drawing with Nana and Papa?
F1071 Uh-huh.
M1070 Really?
F1071 Yeah.
M1070 And what do you, what does, is Papa good at drawing?
F1071 Ehhhmmm,
M1070 Is he?
F1071 ehm. He is good at drawing so he is. But Nana's not very good.
M1070 Is Nana not very good?
F1071 No she's not very good at drawing! And she can't draw anything! //No.//
M1070 //Can she not?// Nothin at all, not even a smiley face?
F1071 No.
M1070 Oh dear. But is Papa good though?
F1071 Yeah, he's good at drawin.
M1070 You're quite good, aren't you?
F1071 Yes I am quite good at drawing, because //I can draw a little funny face!//
M1070 //You are quite good.// I know you can draw funny faces. //You can draw lots of good//
F1071 //[bang] I'm// //I'm gonna draw a funny face now.//
M1070 //stuff can't you, yeah.// //[laugh]//
F1071 //Look! [paper crumpling] [laugh] Ha ha ha ha.// [scribbling sound] Pointy nose like that. //[?]head on[/?]//
M1070 //Yep.//
F1071 gap reason="inaudible" /> Da, da, da-da, da-da-da, da, da. La-la-da-da, la-la-da-da
M1070 What about nursery, can you tell me about nursery?
F1071 [pages turning]
M1070 What sort of things do you do in nursery when you're there?
F1071 Ehm, in the nursery I play with my friend Sarah.
M1070 Your friend Sarah?
F1071 Yeah.
M1070 Yeah. What kind of things do you do?
F1071 [inaudible] Sometimes play with eh playing jigsaws so I do.
M1070 Jigsaws? Are you good at jigsaws?
F1071 Yes I'm good at jigsaws.
M1070 I know you're good at jigsaws.
F1071 Do you know I am?
M1070 Yeah, I've seen you do them, haven't I? You don't need any help, do you, when you're doin jigsaws?
F1071 Nup. //I don't.//
M1070 //You can do it all by yourself.//
F1071 [scribbling sound] I don't need any help with Ann.
M1070 You don't need any help with Ann //either?//
F1071 //Nup.// //Bu- because//
M1070 //Well that's good.//
F1071 Ann says tidy up time! So she does.
M1070 Does she, tidy up time? //Is that when you've//
F1071 //Yeah.// //[scribbling sounds]//
M1070 //to tidy up everything?//
F1071 Yeah.
M1070 Do you tidy up good?
F1071 Yes.
M1070 That's good. //Cause you need to tidy up, don't you? You don't want to leave a big mess.//
F1071 //Ehm yes.// //No we don't want to leave a big mess.//
M1070 //[throat]// No, cause that wouldn't be very good, would it?
F1071 And will we [paper ripping] take the //[inaudible] [paper ripping]//
M1070 //Oof you don't have tae rip it off darlin.// //Just move the pages, don't rip it off, it makes a big noise for mummy's//
F1071 //[paper crumpling] Leave it.//
M1070 thing, okay? [inhale] Can we try and not to make too much noise, right? I can turn over the page if you want [pages turning] look. It makes less noise, okay? //No don't tear it off, right that's all right.//
F1071 //[pages ripping] Sorry, sorry, sorry daddy.//
M1070 How about, what else can you tell me about, tell me about the hamsters. What do the hamsters do?
F1071 [banging] Trying to keep it on. //Uh-huh.//
M1070 //That's alright, just leave that bit, it's alright.// Right what do the hamsters do?
F1071 Eh, the hamsters, they crawl about.
M1070 Crawl about? Do they eat anything?
F1071 Um yeah they eat some food.
M1070 What kinna food do they eat?
F1071 [drawing noise] //[drawing noise]//
M1070 //What kinna food do they like?//
F1071 I can draw SpongeBob SquarePants.
M1070 I know you can draw SpongeBob SquarePants. //What about,//
F1071 //He's a big square.//
M1070 what [exhale] about the hamsters though, what kinna food do they eat?
F1071 [drawing sounds] Ehm. Ehm I ehm [scribbling sound] they eat, [scribbling sound] I don't know what kind of //food they eat.//
M1070 //Do they eat pineapples?//
F1071 No, they eat bananas! //Yep, yep.//
M1070 //Can they eat bananas? Can they? What else?// //What kinna things do you give them as a treat?//
F1071 //I don't know.// Ehm you give them ham.
M1070 Ham? //Do you?//
F1071 //Yeah.// //They like//
M1070 //Ham for a hamster.//
F1071 yeah they like ham, don't they?
M1070 I think they do like bits of meat sometimes, don't they?
F1071 I think they like ham. Better than meat. They just like ham.
M1070 They just like ham.
F1071 They [makes hamster eating noises]
M1070 What's in their hamster food? //Can you remember what kinna things in their hamster food that we give them all the time?//
F1071 //Ehm// ehm I don't know.
M1070 Nuts?
F1071 [scribbling sounds] Yes.
M1070 Nuts and seeds. [inhale] Things like that.
F1071 And they like them, don't they?
M1070 They do like them, they do.
F1071 [inaudible] They do like nuts, don't they, but I don't really like nuts, don't I not? //[scribbling noise]//
M1070 //No you don't eat nuts, do you?//
F1071 Nup, I don't like them.
M1070 What kinna food do you like then?
F1071 Sometimes I like peanut butter, don't I?
M1070 Sometimes you like peanut butter, yeah.
F1071 You've seen me eat some peanut butter before, haven't //you?//
M1070 //I've seen it sometimes, yeah.// You like that sometimes? //As long as it's not got nu- any nuts in it?//
F1071 //Mmhm sometimes.// //No it isn't.//
M1070 //Just// smooth peanut butter.
F1071 Yeah. //I just like [?]chewing[/?] them.//
M1070 //Yeah.//
F1071 Sometimes I eat mummy's off her!
M1070 You eat mummy's, do you?
F1071 I eat mummy's toasts with peanut butters on it, shouldn't I? //Yeah, [?]great[/?].//
M1070 //Oh dae ye, that's good.//
F1071 Do you see me eating [?]panut burr[/?]?
M1070 I've, I've seen you eating a couple of times, yeah.

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Conversation 37: Glasgow father and young daughter

Audio

Audio audience

Adults (18+)
Children (under 13s)
For gender Mixed
Audience size 2

Audio awareness & spontaneity

Speaker awareness Aware
Degree of spontaneity Spontaneous

Audio footage information

Recording person id 689
Size (min) 13
Size (mb) 51

Audio setting

Private/personal
Recording venue Private house
Geographic location of speech Glasgow

Audio relationship between recorder/interviewer and speakers

Family members or other close relationship
Speakers knew each other Yes

Audio speaker relationships

Family members or other close relationship

Audio transcription information

Transcriber id 689
Year of transcription 2006
Year material recorded 2006
Word count 2157

Audio type

Conversation

Participant

Participant details

Participant id 1070
Gender Male
Decade of birth 1970
Educational attainment College
Age left school 17
Upbringing/religious beliefs Atheist
Occupation Support worker
Place of birth Glasgow
Region of birth Glasgow
Birthplace CSD dialect area Gsw
Country of birth Scotland
Place of residence Glasgow
Region of residence Glasgow
Residence CSD dialect area Gsw
Country of residence Scotland
Father's occupation Window Cleaner
Father's place of birth Glasgow
Father's region of birth Glasgow
Father's birthplace CSD dialect area Gsw
Father's country of birth Scotland
Mother's occupation Shop Assistant
Mother's place of birth Glasgow
Mother's region of birth Glasgow
Mother's birthplace CSD dialect area Gsw
Mother's country of birth Scotland

Languages

Language Speak Read Write Understand Circumstances
English Yes Yes Yes Yes All circumstances
Gaelic; Scottish Gaelic Yes No No Yes Slightly
Scots Yes Yes Yes Yes All circumstances

Participant

Participant details

Participant id 1071
Gender Female
Decade of birth 2000
Educational attainment Nursery
Upbringing/religious beliefs none
Occupation Nursery child
Place of birth Glasgow
Region of birth Glasgow
Birthplace CSD dialect area Gsw
Country of birth Scotland
Place of residence Glasgow
Region of residence Glasgow
Residence CSD dialect area Gsw
Country of residence Scotland
Father's occupation Support worker
Father's place of birth Glasgow
Father's region of birth Glasgow
Father's birthplace CSD dialect area Gsw
Father's country of birth Scotland
Mother's occupation Secretary
Mother's place of birth Glasgow
Mother's region of birth Glasgow
Mother's birthplace CSD dialect area Gsw
Mother's country of birth Scotland

Languages

Language Speak Read Write Understand Circumstances
English Yes No No Yes
Gaelic; Scottish Gaelic Yes No No Yes At nursery, sometimes at home

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