Faculty of Arts
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.
Not taught in 2012
LINGUIST 303: 15.0 points
Any 30 points in the BA at Stage II