Publication details [#56312]

Lai, Yi-hsiu and Yu-te Lin. 2012. Discourse markers produced by Chinese-speaking seniors with and without Alzheimer's disease. Journal of Pragmatics 44 (14) : 1982–2003.
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This comparative study sets out to clarify the use of discourse markers by Chinese-speaking elderly persons with and without Alzheimer's disease (AD) in descriptive and narrative discourse, from the viewpoint of marker variety and the total use of markers accomplishing a function.