4.2.5.3 Questions and tag questions

In this discussion, only one question is asked, by G9 at lines 33-34.

33. G9: what about works hard to keep up to date in his or her

34. G9: subject

This is an unusually low occurrence of questions and tag questions compared to the other discussions in the sample. G9's question is the only instance of either speaker actively seeking the opinion of the other. G10 does not encourage G9 to take the floor by asking questions, or using tag questions. The discussion is non-co-operative in this respect also.


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