ERIC Number: EJ207853
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1979
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A Grammar of Conversation with a Quantitative Empirical Test.
Stech, Ernest L.
Human Communication Research, v5 n2 p158-70 Win 1979
Examines a grammar of conversation using three units of analysis: talk acts (statements, questions, agreements, and disagreements); turns at talk; and topic sequences. Rules covering the use of talk acts and definitions of units of analysis provide the basis for propositions about the location of categories of talk acts. (JMF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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