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Linguistics (LALS)

School of Linguistics and Language Studies
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

LALS 3702 [0.5 credit]

Conversation Analysis

Theory and methods for, and practice in, the sequential analysis of talk in interaction, in both ordinary conversation and institutional settings, including such phenomena as turn-taking, adjacency pairs, topic management, and repair. Relation of conversation analysis to ethnographic studies of interaction.
Precludes additional credit for LALS 2706 (no longer offered).
Prerequisite: third-year standing in Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, enrolment in the CTESL program, or permission of the instructor.
Lectures three hours a week.

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