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2. What involves abandoning the current topic in favor of a new unrelated topic?

  • shifting
  • resuming
  • changing
  • drifting

3. What is heading?

  • need for more than one attempt to utter a word or phrase
  • using words like 'right' and 'you know'
  • beating around the bush
  • sounds like 'erm' and 'er' to fill a pause

4. What is an adjacency pair?

  • sets of turns such as questions and answers
  • the relationship between participants and the level of formality
  • a break in the conversation
  • beating around the bush

5. What is dialect?

  • the words that we use
  • the words only some people use
  • how you speak
  • they way only some people speak

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