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.