Group IV

This is a single-sex group of four girls - G5, G6, G7, G8. No teacher is present. The speakers have read Act I of Twelfth Night and they are discussing possible outcomes to the complications established in the first Act. Each speaker has a copy of a list of five possible resolutions involving the characters of Viola, Olivia, the Duke, and Sir Andrew. The discussion task is to agree on a ranking for the resolutions, in order of probability. G5 was assessed by the S.E.B and awarded a grade 3, General Level. The discussion is 4 minutes 47 seconds long.

1. G5: no if Viola falls for Olivia (.) then (.) she's not going

G6:

G7:

G8:

2. G5: to just go up and say I'm sorry but I'm a woman

G6: but Viola is the one that's dressed up as a

G7:

G8:

3. G5: =uhuh as a boy she's not going to just go up and

G6: servant=

G7:

G8:

4. G5: say I'm sorry but I'm a woman

G6: and and but she knows (.) but she

G7: I think she's going to leave I think she'll

G8:

5. G5: =she'll just leave=

G6: knows that she's female so she won't she won't exactly (.)

G7: just leave= =she'll just leave with her

G8:

6. G5: =no =no

G6: fall for her will she=

G7: brother = but does she know she's female=

G8:

7. G5: but (.) it's Viola that falls for Olivia

G6: (.) as a a page (.)

G7:

G8:

8. G5: =right well she knows she's a

G6: has dressed up as a page=(XXXX)

G7:

G8:

9. G5: woman right

G6: (XXXX) I don't think she w.=

G7: =I don't think

G8:

10. G5: =no I know

G6: =neither would I because= (3) I don't

G7: she would= (XXXX)

G8:

11. G5: (1.5) no=

G6: think it would e. even enter her eh mind

G7: =don't

G8:

12. G5: (1) a=

G6: =I think

G7: think so (.) but I think a would be first then

G8:

13. G5:

G6: ehm t. that (.) I think I think that c is quite reasonable

G7:

G8:

14. G5: (1.5) maybe the Duke will fall in love with Viola but

G6: uh cos I

G7:

G8:

15. G5: then she just l. leaves because she sh. maybe sh. Viola

G6:

G7:

G8:

16. G5: does like (.) Olivia right but she's not in love with

G6:

G7:

G8:

17. G5: her but she likes her (.) right and a. as a friend she

G6: yeah as a friend

G7:

G8:

18. G5: doesn't want to eh go from the Duke because Olivia now

G6: (XXXX)

G7:

G8:

19. G5: falls in love with the Duke now (XXXX)

G6: yeah cos Olivia still likes

G7:

G8:

20. G5:

G6: her

G7: (3) I think she'll leave because she won't want to

G8:

21. G5: yeah yeah

G6: Olivia won't marry Saint

G7: spoil that friendship you know (XXXX)

G8:

22. G5: ((laughter)) no

G6: Andrew s.s. sir Andrew (1) I don't think so (.) cos (1)

G7: ((laughter)) no no

G8:

23. G5:

G6: if she's going to marry anyone I think it'd be the Duke

G7: (1)

G8:

24. G5:

G6: I think she was

G7: I don't think she would marry anyone I think

G8:

25. G5: =ah but

G6: I think I think she'll I think she'll

G7: (XXXX) seven years=

G8:

26. G5: then she'll either (XXXX) go into mourning for

G6:

G7: I don't think she will

G8:

27. G5: seven years=

G6: =neither do I because it's far too l. long=

G7: =so

G8:

28. G5: =I know=

G6: =oh no way=

G7: what was the (XXXX) =so

G8: she'll never manage to stick it out=

29. G5: =ehm a=

G6: (.) I would (.) I think

G7: what one's first= =a (.) aye

G8:

30. G5: =do you yeah but you see=

G6: c is quite= =how's the Duke going

G7:

G8:

31. G5:

G6: to find out Viola's a woman though=

G7: =because she doesn't want

G8:

32. G5:

G6:

G7: anyone to find out and then (.) if anyone's going to (.)

G8:

33. G5: =I know

G6: =yeah but

G7: if the Duke finds out then everyone'll find out=

G8:

34. G5: because if the Duke falls in love with her, he can say

G6:

G7:

G8:

35. G5: I'm in love with if the Duke falls in love with

G6: say say (XXXX)

G7:

G8: if the Duke falls in love with

36. G5:

G6:

G7:

G8: Viola (.) right (.) and somebody hears about it (.)

37. G5: I think

G6: (1) uhh well just

G7:

G8: they're going to think he's queer

38. G5: he'd be really annoyed about it=

G6: ((gasp of laughter)) =well just say that (1)

G7: ((gasp of laughter))

G8:

39. G5: ((laughter))

G6: ehmm (1) say that (1) eh Viola (.) Viola tells Olivia that

G7:

G8:

40. G5:

G6: she is a woman rightoh (.) and Olivia tells the Duke (.)

G7:

G8:

41. G5: Viola

G6: and the Duke (.) you know h. hassles ((sniffs)) (1) Viola

G7:

G8:

42. G5:

G6: (.) and (.) you know she (.) she's got to leave her job and

G7:

G8:

43. G5: =and and then she tells him (1) something

G6: everything= that she'll only

G7:

G8:

44. G5:

G6: work there (.) because sh. she loves him (.) or something

G7:

G8:

45. G5:

G6: like that (1) do you know what I mean

G7: yeah but what was the reason she was working

G8:

46. G5: =because (1) she was working there

G6:

G7: to start with?=

G8: no I don't understand what you mean

47. G5: because umm she heard that he was nice (.) the Duke was

G6:

G7:

G8:

48. G5: nice (.) and that she needed a job (.) and nobody'd

G6:

G7: but

G8:

49. G5: employ her as a girl (1) yeah=

G6:

G7: she loves the Duke as well doesn't she =yeah she

G8:

50. G5: (.) right (.) because

G6: =so what if

G7: loves the Duke as well=

G8:

51. G5: (.) Olivia falls in love with Viola (.) right as the boy

G6:

G7:

G8:

52. G5: (.) right? (.) h. and the Duke finds out about this (.)

G6:

G7:

G8:

53. G5: and the Duke hassles (.) Viola

G6: but Viola'll have to tell Olivia

G7:

G8:

54. G5:

G6: that (.) she's female (.) and why she went to the Duke (.)

G7:

G8:

55. G5: so

G6: you know because noone would employ her as a a girl (.)

G7:

G8:

56. G5:

G6: and also because (.) you know she's fallen in love with

G7:

G8:

57. G5: = (h) yeah but if (.) the Duke says to Viola or

G6: the Duke=

G7:

G8:

58. G5: you're in (1) Olivia's in love with you now (.) so you're

G6:

G7:

G8:

59. G5: getting out of my house (.) and all this right (.) and

G6:

G7:

G8:

60. G5: then she can just say well she can't be because I'm a

G6:

G7:

G8:

61. G5: woman (I mean) (.) the Duke loves (.) Viola now

G6: yeah Olivia could say (.) the king the

G7:

G8:

62. G5:

G6: king the Duke could get jealous because (.) Olivia is in

G7:

G8:

63. G5: uhuh instead of him=

G6: love with (.) Viola now =yeah (.) and he could

G7:

G8:

64. G5:

G6: pu. put her out of her job (.) you know (.) take her job

G7:

G8:

65. G5: so she just (XXXX)

G6: and then she could tell him that she's a woman (.) you know

G7:

G8:

66. G5:

G6: with her short hair (.) and he could (.) she could say

G7:

G8:

67. G5:

G6: that she only went to work there because noone would

G7:

G8:

68. G5: =and she heard that the Duke was

G6: employ her as a woman= and

G7:

G8:

69. G5: nice= uhuh

G6: =and sh. sh she loved him or something like that=

G7:

G8: =why

70. G5:

G6:

G7:

G8: not start listing down from what's going to be most

71. G5:

G6:

G7: = yeah that's what I th. no (.) what's likely I

G8: unlikely=

72. G5: mhmm (.) eh Olivia

G6: =I've put a first (.) the most likely

G7: thought=

G8:

73. G5: finally falls for the Duke and they live happily=

G6: I think =what (.)

G7:

G8:

74. G5: (.) I think c now= =

G6: I (.) I don't know =I think c as well=

G7:

G8:

75. G5: and then (.) I think c and then it could be d a and then

G6: (d)

G7: (d)

G8:

76. G5: (.) b= =no it'd be=

G6: =no I don't think b= =well it is

G7: =c (.) a=

G8:

77. G5: =or c (.) a (.) e

G6: quite reasonable because (.) if= if if you

G7:

G8:

78. G5: uhuh

G6: put c first (.) right (.) the Duke falls in love with

G7:

G8:

79. G5:

G6: Viola (.) sh. (.) v. (h) (1.5) no oh no she wouldn't tell

G7: (XXXX)

G8:

80. G5:

G6: (.) Olivia that she's a woman=

G7: =I know (.) I think it should

G8:

81. G5:

G6: (.) c (.) right (.) the Duke falls in

G7: go (.) c (.) a (.) e

G8:

82. G5: =a (.) Olivia finally falls for the Duke

G6: love with Viola= falls for the Duke

G7:

G8:

83. G5: and they live happily and (.) e (.) Sir Andrew discovers

G6: but yeah but (.)

G7:

G8:

84. G5: Viola is a woman (XXXX)

G6: if the Duke falls in love with Viola (.) how can

G7:

G8:

85. G5: (.) ah but it's sep.

G6: Olivia fall in love with the Duke

G7:

G8:

86. G5: it's separate stories (.) it's not (.) it doesn't go in

G6:

G7:

G8:

87. G5: that order= =that

G6: oh right

G7: =it doesn't mean it has to be like that=

G8:

88. G5: could be the end of the story (XXXX)

G6: oh so that is the one we

G7:

G8:

89. G5:

G6: think real. really goes first c (.) a (.) e (.) Sir

G7: c (.) a (.) (a) (e)

G8:

90. G5:

G6: Andrew discovers s. and falls in love with her

G7: I think that'd be d

G8:

91. G5: c (.) d (.) e

G6: =h. I don't think s. (.) e (.) I think it'll be (.)

G7: then b=

G8:

92. G5: (.) no

G6: c (.) a (1) b (.) no (.) c (.) a (.) b (.) e (.) d

G7:

G8:

93. G5: I don't think (.) I think Viola falls f. for Viola last

G6:

G7:

G8:

94. G5: (.) because (.) because she's not going

G6:

G7: (.) Viola falls for Olivia

G8:

95. G5: to eh fall fall in love with (.) a wifey is she=

G6: yeah

G7: = no so

G8:

96. G5:

G6: =yeah but she doesn't know she's a

G7: that'd be last right=

G8:

97. G5: =ah but no she does (XXXX) Viola (.) falls in

G6: woman= (XXXX)

G7: =but Viola does (XXXX)

G8:

98. G5: love with a wifey so that (.) e's last b's last=

G6: oh (.) right

G7:

G8: =b's

99. G5: (.) so it's a c e something (.) d b=

G6: =the Duke falls in

G7: d

G8: last

100. G5:

G6: love with Viola (.) right (.) that's first

G7:

G8:


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