Features of interaction

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  • Features of interaction
    • Elucidation
      • Speaker clarifies a point of information
        • e.g. Think of when a Teacher politely corrects a student
          • "I think what Sarah means is..."
        • e.g. "What I mean is.."
    • Evaluating
      • When the speaker offers judgement by supporting or opposing what another speaker has said
      • "Yeah, you're right."
      • 'That's rubbish!"
    • Hedges
      • Think of a hedge itself. One side is certainty, the other is uncertainty
        • Linguistic forms
          • Hedges
            • Think of a hedge itself. One side is certainty, the other is uncertainty
              • Linguistic forms
                • "I think", "I'm sure", "You know"
                  • "Sort of", "Perhaps"
                • Which express the speaker's certainty or uncertainty
          • "I think", "I'm sure", "You know"
            • "Sort of", "Perhaps"
          • Which express the speaker's certainty or uncertainty
    • Initiators
      • 'well'
      • "ok"
      • "right"
      • Signal that a person is about to speak
    • Interruptions
      • violations of the turn-taking rules of conversation which one speaker is perverted from completing their utterance
    • Latch on
      • Second speaker leaps in immediately after first speaker has finished
        • Without even time for a mircopause
    • Minimal responses
      • "mm"
      • "yeah"
      • Way of indicating the listener's positive attention to the speaker, supporting in choice of topic
        • Delayed minimal response (can) = indicate lack of interest or understanding
    • Monitoring features
      • "you know" for example
      • "do you know what I mean?"
      • Used by speaker to check the listener is listening/what they said is being heard
    • Overlaps
      • Instances of slight over anticipation by the next speaker
      • next speaker beginning to talk at the very end of the current speakers turn
    • Redudancy
      • Basically TMI
    • Solicting
      • When the speaker makes a specific demand of their listener
      • "Close the door."
      • "Come in.."
      • "Who knows what.."
      • "Would you mind.."
    • Warranting
      • An expression of the degree of certainty a speaker feels about a subject
      • "Of course"
      • "Obviously"
      • "Indeed"

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