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2. Tag questions

  • A statement followed by a question
  • Words or phrases used to check the listener is following what is being said
  • Words or phrases used to indicate understanding between characters

3. Hedges

  • Use of informal, vague language to indicate the speaker has not finished speaking
  • Use of 'err' or 'um' to indicate the speaker hasn't finished speaking
  • Words or phrases used to check the listener is following what is being said

4. Elision

  • Words or phrases used to indicate understanding between characters
  • Contraction or abbreviation of words (eg. you are --> you're)
  • Omission of words without loss of meaning

5. Adjaceny Pairs

  • Cooperative exchange between speakers (eg. question and answer, statement and statement)
  • Use of coordinating clauses (eg. but, and, so)
  • Use of 'err' or 'um' to indicate the speaker hasn't finished speaking

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