An Introduction to Conversation Analysis

An Introduction to Conversation Analysis

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This introduction is designed to give an overview of conversation analysis. It begins by locating conversation analysis as a methodology amongst other methodologies, and describing conversation analysis as body of knowledge which reveals the ways in which language works in communication. The chapters introduce every aspect of conversation analysis in a logical, step-by-step examination, including coverage of transcription, turn-taking, sequence organisation, repair, and storytelling. Comprehensive and accessible, An Introduction to Conversation Analysis is essential reading for undergraduate and graduate students in sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, sociology and applied linguistics courses.In some cases, the repair work done by this speaker is quite minimal, as in extracts (45) and (46), where the speakers simply assent to the possible understanding provided by ... Jefferson (1987) calls these sorts of repairs corrections. ... (0.5) in my Jeep? and I bought a fifty five [ Thunderbird motor. aa€” a€”agt; Roger: [Not motor, anbsp;...

Title:An Introduction to Conversation Analysis
Author:Anthony J. Liddicoat
Publisher:A&C Black - 2007-01-25


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