Presentation 2021-03-14
Question/answer adjacency pairs in task-oriented interactions
Midori Tanimura, Kazuhiro Takeuchi, Etsuko Yoshida, Koichiro Nakamoto, Masataka Yamaguchi,
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Abstract(in English) A question is defined as asking the recipient to present information or asking for confirmation, and in general, an answer to the question is expected to follow. Such a question-answer sequence is often considered to promote mutual understanding and contribute to Grounding (Clark, 1996). However, the tone of speech sometimes makes the other participants in talk feel confused or uncomfortable, and some tones of speech can cause issues or difficulties in communication. We therefore use English as a lingua franca (ELF) for multi-person task achievement conversation (Yamaguchi & Tanimura, 2018), and analyze paralinguistic aspects such as pitch, intensity and silence time using Praat to show the relationship of these with the grammatical forms and functions.
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Keyword(in English) English as a Lingua franca (ELF) / multi-person task achievement conversation / paralinguistic information / grammatical form
Paper # TL2020-21
Date of Issue 2021-03-07 (TL)

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Committee TL
Conference Date 2021/3/14(1days)
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Place (in English) Online
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Topics (in English) Theme 1 : Language and Learning, Learning Language, Theme 2: Abduction of meaning, "Ba" in Co-Creation, Abduction and Innovation, Theme 3: Language Environments and Language Resources
Chair Yasushi Tsubota(Kyoto Inst. of Tech.)
Vice Chair Tadahisa Kondo(Kogakuin Univ.) / Kazuhiro Takeuchi(Osaka Electro-Comm. Univ.)
Secretary Tadahisa Kondo(Kobe Gakuin Univ.) / Kazuhiro Takeuchi(Ferris Univ.)
Assistant Nobuyuki Jincho(Miidas) / Akio Shimogori(Hakodate-ct)

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Registration To Technical Committee on Thought and Language
Language JPN
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Title (in English) Question/answer adjacency pairs in task-oriented interactions
Sub Title (in English) Analyzing paralinguistic cues of emotion
Keyword(1) English as a Lingua franca (ELF)
Keyword(2) multi-person task achievement conversation
Keyword(3) paralinguistic information
Keyword(4) grammatical form
1st Author's Name Midori Tanimura
1st Author's Affiliation Ritsumeikan University(Ritsumeikan Univ.)
2nd Author's Name Kazuhiro Takeuchi
2nd Author's Affiliation Osaka Electro-Communication University(OECU)
3rd Author's Name Etsuko Yoshida
3rd Author's Affiliation Mie University(Mie Univ.)
4th Author's Name Koichiro Nakamoto
4th Author's Affiliation University of Yamanashi(Yamanashi Univ.)
5th Author's Name Masataka Yamaguchi
5th Author's Affiliation Kobe City University of Foreign Studies(KCUFS)
Date 2021-03-14
Paper # TL2020-21
Volume (vol) vol.120
Number (no) TL-427
Page pp.pp.18-23(TL),
#Pages 6
Date of Issue 2021-03-07 (TL)