conversational style

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An individual's general manner of speaking in interpersonal communication in relation to tempo, pauses, and conversational turn-taking, as identified by Tannen in a book of the same name. See also high and low involvement; high considerateness; compare communication style.

http://www9.georgetown.edu/faculty/tannend/CS%20Excerpts.html Audio extracts from Tannen's Conversational Style

Subjects: Media Studies.

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