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Author Taleghani-Nikazm, Carmen.

Title Request sequences : the intersection of grammar, interaction and social context / Carmen Taleghani-Nikazm
Published Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 125 pages)
Series Studies in discourse and grammar, 0928-8929 ; v. 19
Studies in discourse and grammar ; v. 19. 0928-8929
Contents Request Sequences; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Dedication; Table of contents; Acknowledgements; 1. Preliminaries; 2. Overview of the methodology and corpus; 3. Pre-request and request sequences: Their design, interactional relationship and sequential placement; 4. Accounts in request turns: Their placement and interactional function; 5. Initiating request sequences: The design of request sequence turn beginnings; 6. Conclusion; References; Appendix; Name index; Subject index; The series Studies in Discourse and Grammar
Summary This monograph provides a micro-analytic description of instances of requests in everyday German conversation. Using the framework of CA, the study systematically analyzes the grammatical and syntactical structure of the request-turn and its response and of the conversational exchanges before and within the request base sequence, and the placement of the request sequence within the larger social interaction. Through an empirical analysis of individual cases of request sequences in German, the monograph describes in detail: (a) how speakers employ grammar and syntax as resources to construct tu
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 111-118) and indexes
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Subject Conversation analysis.
Social interaction.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9027293619 (electronic bk.)
9789027293619 (electronic bk.)