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Language Analysis for the Determination of Origin (LADO)

  1. Helen Fraser

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0597

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

How to Cite

Fraser, H. 2012. Language Analysis for the Determination of Origin (LADO). The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

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  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

Abstract

Language analysis for the determination of origin (LADO) is a relatively new branch of applied linguistics. Generally considered a forensic application, it is used by governments to assess asylum seekers applying for refugee status.

Keywords:

  • phonetics;
  • forensic linguistics;
  • identity