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Statistics VOICE 1.1 Online

4 Domains and speech event types

4.1 Domains

DomainNumber of Speech EventsWordcountPercent of Words
ED (educational)35260,98125.51
LE (leisure)26101,2149.89
PB (professional business)23203,41319.88
PO (professional organizational)41354,58134.66
PR (professional research and science)26102,93810.06

4.2 Speech event types

Speech Event TypeNumber of Speech EventsWordcountPercent of Words
con (conversation)36158,07115.45
int (interview)1636,3643.55
mtg (meeting)20273,43826.73
pan (panel)1092,7219.06
prc (press conference)517,5821.72
qas (question-answer session)1027,5382.69
sed (seminar discussion)663,6176.22
sve (service encounter)1114,8941.46
wgd (working group discussion)19181,04717.7
wsd (workshop discussion)18157,85515.43

4.3 Speech event types by domains

DomainSpeech Event TypeNumber of Speech EventsNumber of SpeakersWordcount
ED (educational)con (conversation)43628,540
int (interview)51724,075
sed (seminar discussion)69863,617
sve (service encounter)53011,697
wgd (working group discussion)54338,028
wsd (workshop discussion)1019295,024
 total35416260,981
LE (leisure)con (conversation)2110198,099
int (interview)5153,115
 total26116101,214
PB (professional business)con (conversation)142,212
mtg (meeting)855154,619
pan (panel)43736,702
qas (question-answer session)4436,683
sve (service encounter)6133,197
 total23152203,413
PO (professional organizational)con (conversation)32615,360
mtg (meeting)12116118,819
prc (press conference)55117,582
wgd (working group discussion)13123139,989
wsd (workshop discussion)89162,831
 total41407354,581
PR (professional research and science)con (conversation)72313,860
int (interview)6169,174
pan (panel)68056,019
qas (question-answer session)64820,855
wgd (working group discussion)123,030
 total26169102,938

4.4 Domains by speech event types

Speech Event TypeDomainNumber of Speech EventsNumber of SpeakersWordcount
con (conversation)ED (educational)43628,540
LE (leisure)2110198,099
PB (professional business)142,212
PO (professional organizational)32615,360
PR (professional research and science)72313,860
total36190158,071
int (interview)ED (educational)51724,075
LE (leisure)5153,115
PR (professional research and science)6169,174
total164836,364
mtg (meeting)PB (professional business)855154,619
PO (professional organizational)12116118,819
total20171273,438
pan (panel)PB (professional business)43736,702
PR (professional research and science)68056,019
total1011792,721
prc (press conference)PO (professional organizational)55117,582
total55117,582
qas (question-answer session)PB (professional business)4436,683
PR (professional research and science)64820,855
total109127,538
sed (seminar discussion)ED (educational)69863,617
total69863,617
sve (service encounter)ED (educational)53011,697
PB (professional business)6133,197
total114314,894
wgd (working group discussion)ED (educational)54338,028
PO (professional organizational)13123139,989
PR (professional research and science)123,030
total19168181,047
wsd (workshop discussion)ED (educational)1019295,024
PO (professional organizational)89162,831
total18283157,855