Field Notes

Ep 11: Alex Garcia on Monolingual Fieldwork in The Philippines

July 9, 2019

Today’s episode is with Alex Garcia (University of Barcelona). Alex works with the Northern Alta Community in the Philippines. In this episode, Alex discusses how he started working with speakers of Nothern Alta, and how he learned Northern Alta in order to conduct monolingual fieldwork. 

Things mentioned in this episode: 

Alex's website

Alex's data on Kratylos

Alex’s Northern Alta deposit on ELAR

"Monolingual Fieldwork" Demonstration - Daniel Everett (from LSA)

Alex's equipment: Zoom H4n audio recorder, Rode NTG2 (shotgun microphone), Rode NT4 (cardioid microphone), Canon Legria HF G25 (video camera), Canon Powershot SX400 (SLR camera), Toshiba Z30 & Toshiba Satellite C55 (laptops) 

Philippine Negrito languages

Ilocano language

Tagalog language

Bontok language 

Casiguran Dumagat Agta

Kasiguranin language

Alta on Wikipedia

Northern Alta on Wikipedia 

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