Faculty of Arts


LINGUIST 303

Conversational Analysis


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.

NB: enrolment is limited to 25 students, with selection based on GPA.

Availability 2012

Not taught in 2012

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Assessment

Coursework only

Points

LINGUIST 303: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

Any 30 points in the BA at Stage II


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