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Konakahara, Mayu. 2015. An analysis overlapping questions in casual ELF conversation: Cooperative or competitive contribution. Journal of Pragmatics 84 : 37–53.
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Language as a subject
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This study explores how international students from distinct lingua-cultural backgrounds, exploit overlapping questions to actively confer to the development of ongoing interactions on social occasions, interpersonal relationships and mutual comprehension in British university contexts, where English is broadly employed as lingua franca (ELF).