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Sunday, 13 January 2013

Discourse Features of Unplanned Spoken Language

Tags: London is very expensive , isn't it?
Reason: He is asking whether things in London is expensive .

Hedging: I think Bangkok is much better.
Reason: He is thinking whether London or Bangkok is better.

Discourse marker: So,which places do you like to visit.
Reason: He is trying to change the subject from whether he bought a guide book to where did he wanted to go.

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