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Turn-taking in Applicant

Task D – Initiations, responses and topic control

Looking at the script as a whole, decide (a) who initiates and who responds in the various conversational exchanges, and (b) who controls the topics that are explored.

How would you explain any deviations from the general pattern you discern?


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