Publication details [#58739]

Ko, Sungbae. 2014. The Nature of Multiple Responses to Teachers’ Questions. Applied Linguistics 35 (1) : 48–62.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
Oxford University Press


This study uses conversation analytic tools to discuss the dynamic origins and functions of multiple pupil responses to teacher initiations, which can be regarded a substantive type of pedagogical interaction in English second or foreign language classroom talk, and investigates how such classroom talk presents a chance for learners to share participation and jointly attain a local learning target.