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Abstract

This chapter explores Interaction Analysis, a methodology used to examine the sequential development of turn-taking in interaction in order to understand how interlocutors create and/or transform social order in interaction. In focusing on the application of Interaction Analysis in language learning research, this chapter discusses its utility for examining how language learning is practiced, afforded, and constrained in specific situations and how individuals demonstrate learning through their changing participation in particular discursive practices, as coconstructed activity. It points to continued challenges for Interaction Analysis researchers who seek to better understand how translingual practices and digitally mediated interactions are implicated in language learning processes.

Keywords

Interaction Transcription Turn-taking Interactional competence 

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  1. 1.University of North Carolina CharlotteCharlotteUSA

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