The Conversation Analytic Approach to Transcription

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195 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Handbook of Conversation Analysis
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages20
ISBN (Print)9781444332087
StatePublished - Aug 28 2012

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Social Sciences(all)
  • Arts and Humanities(all)


  • CA capturing what is being said, and details of how something is said
  • CAs distinguishing gaps, silences between TCUs, and pauses
  • Jefferson transcription, building intuitively on familiar forms of notation
  • Key conventions used in transcribing
  • Key insight of conversation analytic research
  • Temporal and sequential relationships
  • Timing and sequential position in interaction

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Hepburn, A., & Bolden, G. B. (2012). The Conversation Analytic Approach to Transcription. In The Handbook of Conversation Analysis (pp. 57-76). John Wiley and Sons.