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ERIC Number: EJ579775
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-1050-4273
Life With the Alien: Role Casting and Face-Saving Techniques in Family Conversation with Young Children.
Fatigante, Marilena; Fasulo, Alessandra; Pontecorvo, Clotilde
Issues in Applied Linguistics, v9 n2 p97-121 Dec 1998
A qualitative study analyzed the distribution of participation by young children (ages 3-5) in family dinnertime conversation, focusing on "backstage talk," sequences adjacent to those in which the child is involved and within his auditory range, so that the child-projected participation-role alternates between that of addressee and overhearer. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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