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Hoey, Elliott M. 2018. How Speakers Continue with Talk After a Lapse in Conversation. Research on Language & Social Interaction 51 (3) : 329–346.
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Language as a subject
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How do conversational partakers continue with turn-by-turn talk after a brief gap? Employing conversation analysis, this paper explores three practical alternatives concerning sequentially implicative postlapse turns. Collating these alternatives, there’s suggestive quantitative proof for a choice for continuation. Data are in U.S. and UK English.