Publication details [#60287]

Molder, Hedwig F.M. te and Wyke Stommel. 2015. Counseling Online and Over the Phone: When Preclosing Questions Fail as a Closing Device. Research on Language and Social Interaction 48 (3) : 281–300.
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This paper discusses how client advice acknowledgments possibly working as (pre)closings in online chat and telephone counseling, appear easier to obtain by telephone than in online text-based chatting. The presented data are in Dutch and come with an English translation.