Quotation Köster, Almut. 2009. Conversation Analysis in the language classroom. In: Introducing Applied Linguistics: Key Concepts and Skills, Hrsg. Susan Hunston & David Oakey, S. 37-47. London: Routledge.




This chapter is one of the series describing different aspects of English, in this case the structure of spoken interaction. Specifically, it focuses on one approach to this structure called Conversation Analysis of CA. The chapter also relates CA to teaching oral skills in English. The key concepts in this chapter are those associated with Conversation Analysis, including turn-taking, adjacency pairs and opening and closing sequences.


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Status of publication Published
Affiliation WU
Type of publication Chapter in edited volume
Language English
Title Conversation Analysis in the language classroom
Title of whole publication Introducing Applied Linguistics: Key Concepts and Skills
Editor Susan Hunston & David Oakey
Page from 37
Page to 47
Location London
Publisher Routledge
Year 2009
ISBN 978-0-415-44767-6


Köster, Almut (Details)
Institute for English Business Communication (Köster) (Details)
Research areas (ÖSTAT Classification 'Statistik Austria')
6604 Applied linguistics (Details)
6605 English language and literature (Details)
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