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Nelson, Marie and Sofie Henricson. 2017. Giving and receiving advice in higher education. Comparing Sweden-Swedish and Finland-Swedish supervision meetings. Journal of Pragmatics 109 : 105–120.
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This paper paragons advice-giving and receiving amid supervisors and students in supervision meetings at Swedish-speaking university departments in Sweden and Finland. Video and/or audio recordings of eight naturally occurring supervision meetings display an alike pattern concerning the frequency and sequential structure of advice initiation and reception. The chief contrasts between the two data sets arise in how advice is worded and accepted. In the Sweden-Swedish data, advice is often given with high mitigation and responded to by upgraded admissions. In the Finland-Swedish data, advice delivery is more concise and admissions are often neutral.