French Spontaneous Dialogue


About the Dataset

809 hours

This audio dataset contains 809 hours of French Speech Data in various domains, recorded by native speakers from France and Canada.

There are 305 hours of French (France) human-to-human audio with the following domain distribution per dataset:

  • 78.8 hours of Banking
  • 46.8 hours of Insurance
  • 88.58 hours of Retail
  • 91.3 hours of Telecommunication

There are 504 hours of French (Canada) human-to-human audio with the following domain distribution per dataset:

  • 122.72 hours of Banking
  • 128.13 hours of Insurance
  • 138.92 hours of Retail
  • 114.42 hours of Telecommunication creates scenarios for our crowd members to follow, which they study beforehand. They then record a conversation, one speaker playing the agent, the other speaker “playing out” the scenario with spontaneous content. The recording is done via telephony and is saved in 8khz 16 bit per channel. That content is then transcribed.

The dataset is covered by's standard license agreement. The license agreement is perpetual and allows for the commercialization of all models built on the data.

Other characteristics:

  • Audio format: WAV
  • Recording environment: noisy, silent
  • Bits per sample: 16
  • Communication band: broadband
  • Sample rate: 8kHz

Metadata Distribution

French (France)

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French (Canada)

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