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1st Edition

Introduction to Spoken Interaction, An

ISBN 9780582071308
Published March 21, 1994 by Routledge
252 Pages

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Book Description

Describes how conversation works, providing a systematic and exhaustive account of the structure of spoken discourse and the diverse strategies speakers use to have a conversation. It is illustrated throughout with excerpts from genuine conversation and contains numerous exercises with suggested answers based on conversations in the London-Lund Corpus of English Conversation.

Table of Contents

Key to symbols

1. General Characteristics
2. Interactional structure
3. Interactional strategies
4. Conversation
5. Discourse and grammar

Answers to the exercises

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