Faculty of Arts


LINGUIST 303

Conversation Analysis


Please note: this is archived course information from 2018 for LINGUIST 303.

Description

An introduction to the close and detailed observation of ordinary conversational interaction. Topics include the interactional nature of conversation, how turn taking and topic selection are organised, the role of narratives in conversation and how they are structured, how conversational repair is organised, how various expressive techniques are utilised and the ways that conversation is used to accomplish social actions.

Availability 2018

Not taught in 2018

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Assessment

Coursework only

Points

LINGUIST 303: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

30 points in the BA at Stage II


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