Université de Neuchâtel

"Qu'est-ce que maman dit?": l'accomplissement des directives en français L2 par un jeune homme au pair

Skogmyr Marian, Klara

In: Revue Tranel, 2018, vol. 68, p. 27-38

This conversation analytic study investigates how Vicente, a young au-pair and second language speaker of French, gives directives to the host family children in the Frenchspeaking part of Switzerland. The study specifically analyzes a set of directive sequences occurring toward the end of Vicente's four-month stay, in which he invokes through questions and threats the mother's superior authority...

Université de Neuchâtel

"Well if we're wrong it's your fault": Negotiating participation in the EFL classroom

Skogmyr Marian, Klara ; Kunitz, Silvia

In: Revue Tranel, 2017, vol. 67, p. 49-77

This micro-longitudinal conversation analytic study investigates how a group of 7th grade students in Sweden negotiates participation frameworks in EFL group work. The analysis follows the changes in participation of one student, Emma, during a collaborative vocabulary quiz used to test a homework assignment. At first, Emma's participation in the task is limited and her contributions are...