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dc.contributor.author Obeng, Samuel Gyasi
dc.date.accessioned 2008-07-28T14:08:51Z
dc.date.available 2008-07-28T14:08:51Z
dc.date.issued 1992
dc.identifier.citation Obeng, Samuel Gyasi. A phonetic description of some repair sequences in Akan conversation. Text 12, no.1 (1992): 59-80. en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2022/3159
dc.description.abstract Natural human conversations are hardly 'error-free', due to the properties of interaction. Repair is therefor a concomitant part of any natural conversation. Phonetic (and sometimes Morpho-syntactic) cues are deployed to signal repair in conversation. Evidence is provided from natural interactions to show that such phonetic cues as pauses; prolongation of phonic or syllabic elements; loudness and pitch may be deployed singly or conjointly to signal repair. The paper also demonstrates that a detailed knowledge about repair provides a considerable insight into turn-regulation. en
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dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Mouton de Gruyter en
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dc.rights.uri http://www.degruyter.com en
dc.subject Ghana en
dc.subject West Africa en
dc.subject linguistics en
dc.subject conversation analysis en
dc.subject sociolinguistics en
dc.title A phonetic description of some repair sequences in Akan conversation. en
dc.type Article en


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