Language and Cognition Department, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
 by Shakila Shayan

Interactional Foundations of Language (22 entries)

The Interactional Foundations of Language project investigates language in its primordial context — face-to-face conversational interaction — the context in which language is learnt, and predominantly used.

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Building a Corpus of Multimodal Interaction in your Field Site

Research on video- and audio-recordings of spontaneous naturally-occurring conversation in English has shown that conversation is a rule-guided, practice-oriented domain that can be investigated for its underlying mechanics or structure.More →

Repair Sequences in Interaction

This sub-project is concerned with analysis and cross-linguistic comparison of the mechanisms of signaling and redressing ‘trouble’ during conversation. Speakers and listeners constantly face difficulties with many different aspects ofMore →