Yeah-No: a discourse marker in Australian English
AffiliationArts: Department of Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
Arts: School of Languages
Department of Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
Document TypeHonours thesis
CitationsMoore, E. (2007). Yeah-No: a discourse marker in Australian English. Honours thesis, Department of Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, The University of Melbourne.
Access StatusOpen Access
© 2007 Erin Moore.
The aim of this study is to investigate the use of yeah-no in English, primarily in Australian English. It is a corpus based study which uses natural language data to analyse the distribution and the function of the discourse marker yeah-no in spoken English. A variety of sources were searched for examples of yeah-no tokens, and each instantiation was analysed from a discourse analytical perspective.
Keywordsyeah-nodiscourse markerAustralian English
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