Development of conversational repair strategies in response to requests for clarification.

@article{Brinton1986DevelopmentOC,
  title={Development of conversational repair strategies in response to requests for clarification.},
  author={B Brinton and Minoru Fujiki and Diane Frome Loeb and Eyal Winkler},
  journal={Journal of speech and hearing research},
  year={1986},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={75-81}
}
Conversational repair sequences are an important aspect of communicative interaction. These sequences may occur in the event of communication failure if a listener requests clarification of a previous aspect of the speaker's message. The purpose of this study was to investigate the repair strategies employed in conversation by children at four age levels. Ten linguistically normal children were sampled from each of the following age levels: 2:7 to 3:10, 4:10 to 5:10, 6:10 to 7:10, and 8:10 to 9… CONTINUE READING

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