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This e-book considers the sequential deployment of the receiver's reaction to the caller's request in mobile provider encounters among local audio system within the U.K, Germany and Italy analysing the several reaction codecs and their grammatical configuration.

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But speakers reach the closing quite easily, as in the call below to the museum in Nuoro (Sardinia). Example 3: Museum, Sardinia (Italy) 01 02 C: R: ((telephone rings)) pronto casa bianchi. hh volevo sapere se effettuate visite guidate per studenti di scolaresche anche al museo. sì sì certo. ah va benissimo. hh i wanted to know if you also do guided tours for student groups in the museum. R: yes yes certainly. C: ah very good. thank you R: you’re welcome good[bye C: [good-bye have a good day (GDI 14 *NU31M2 *NU MUSEUM) The museum is dedicated to a politician born in that part of Sardinia who worked in Rome at the beginning of the twentieth century.

Aston, 1988a, p. 3) CA does not look much at the speaker’s intent while performing a turn, but rather at what the speaker is doing in that particular moment and how he is doing it. At the same time, CA differs from systemic functional linguistics (SFL), which is based on the notion of language function and accounts for the syntactic structure of language, placing the function of language as central (what language does, and how it does it). The CA approach wants to observe the structure of conversation as it is seen by participants, accomplished through turn exchange, and how language is used first of all ‘here and now’.

Aston, 1988a, p. 3) CA does not look much at the speaker’s intent while performing a turn, but rather at what the speaker is doing in that particular moment and how he is doing it. At the same time, CA differs from systemic functional linguistics (SFL), which is based on the notion of language function and accounts for the syntactic structure of language, placing the function of language as central (what language does, and how it does it). The CA approach wants to observe the structure of conversation as it is seen by participants, accomplished through turn exchange, and how language is used first of all ‘here and now’.

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