Hypothesis on the Preference Hierarchy of Repair Operations

A Preference Hierarchy Model of Same-turn Repair Operations in Talk-in-Interaction - Zsuzsanna Németh

Zsuzsanna Németh [+-]
MTA-DE-SZTE Research Group for Theoretical Linguistics, University of Szeged, Hungary
Zsuzsanna Németh received her Doctor of Philosophy degree in theoretical linguistics at the University of Szeged in 2016. She currently works in the Research Group for Theoretical Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Her research focuses on same-turn self-repair strategies. She aims to explore the interactional functions and other characteristics of repair operations, their appearance in Hungarian, as well as the relationship between them. Her peer-reviewed papers have appeared in several journals and collections of papers, among others, in Journal of Pragmatics and Mouton Series in Pragmatics. She has been teaching various courses in conversation analysis, pragmatics, statistics, and language description at the University of Szeged. She is a member of the Hungarian Research Centre for Pragmatics, established in 2012.


The preference hierarchy model of replacement and the two types of recycling is developed into another one which is able to describe any repair operations relative to each other. The basis of this model is one of the inherent properties of repair, namely, that it overrides the preference for progressivity.

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Németh, Zsuzsanna. Hypothesis on the Preference Hierarchy of Repair Operations. A Preference Hierarchy Model of Same-turn Repair Operations in Talk-in-Interaction. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. Apr 2021. ISBN 9781781798454. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=37216. Date accessed: 25 Sep 2020 doi: 10.1558/equinox.37216. Apr 2021

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