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Discourse Analysis and Conversation Analysis

  1. Meredith Marra

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0320

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

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Marra, M. 2012. Discourse Analysis and Conversation Analysis. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


Discourse analysis (DA) is an umbrella term which refers to a range of qualitative frameworks used for the empirical examination of language in use.


  • discourse analysis;
  • language and social interaction;
  • sociolinguistics;
  • assessment methods in applied linguistics;
  • discourse analysis;
  • assessment