Howard and Junior – dog story (TU6)

Speakers: Howard, male, 8, White British; Junior, male, 8, Afro-Caribbean

Junior and Howard collaborate here to tell a story about being chased by a dog. The style is very livelyand the boys are enjoying telling the interviewer what happened. The boys’ uses of the discourse marker yeah are especially interesting. The extract contains the new London quotative this is +speaker.

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Linguistics Research Digest links
New MLE quotative this is + speaker