Large acoustic corpus of read text in Korean. 2 announcers and 70 native speakers have been recorded (38 males, 32 females), distributed according to 4 age classes. They read two times 452 eojeols (Korean terms), and 2 announcers read one time 2000 eojeols. In these 2000 eojeols, the above 452 eojeols are included. Other information such as the size and the level of studies of the speakers are provided. The recordings took place in a soundproof room. The data are stored in a 8-bit A-law speech file, with a 16 kHz sampling rate. The standard in use is NIST.