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2. What is self-correction?

  • immediate repetition of a word. phrase or clause
  • the amendment of a mistake - usually the wrong lexical choice by a speaker
  • The repetition of a word or phrase
  • mitigating the strength of a statement

3. What involves moving from one topic to a related topic or from one aspect of the current topic of another?

  • resuming
  • shifting
  • changing
  • drifting

4. What is overlapping?

  • utterance which does not follow the rules of written grammer
  • shortened expression
  • one or more participate speaks at the same time
  • previous topic overlaps during the conversation

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

  • shifting
  • changing
  • drifting
  • resuming

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