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Michaels, Sarah and James Collins. 1984. Oral discourse styles: Classroom interaction and the acquisition of literacy. In Tannen, Deborah F., ed. Coherence in spoken and written discourse. Ablex Publishing Company. pp. 219–244.
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A report on two studies, both using methods of conversational analysis, one investigating verbal interaction in a classroom setting, the other studying the transferability of cohesive devices from oral discourse into written language.