• Conceição Carapinha University of Coimbra
  • Cornelia Plag University of Coimbra
Keywords: Third turn, turn-taking, native/non-native interaction, Conversation Analysis, Second Language Acquisition


Using data from a verbal interaction between a Portuguese speaker and a Dutch learner of European Portuguese in a telecollaborative setting, the third turns produced by the native speaker and the learner in the opening and closing sections will be analysed. This study aims at identifying to what extent their functions coincide with those expected for each of the speakers’ third turns. The findings may shed some light on the need to (re)define third turns’ functions in specific SLA settings.


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How to Cite
Carapinha, C., & Plag, C. (2017). ALL GOOD THINGS COME IN THREES. O 3º TURNO NA INTERAÇÃO NATIVO-NÃO NATIVO EM CONTEXTO COLABORATIVO. RiCOGNIZIONI. Rivista Di Lingue E Letterature Straniere E Culture Moderne, 4(8), 53-69.