English Australia Journal : English Australia Journal 30.1
Volume 30 No 1 21 English Australia Journal B. Suggestions for the product or service Example: So, technology, uhm . . . I suppose a commodity, some sort of food. C. Extending or modifying someone’s suggestion Example: Yes, food that we make or food that we buy in for sale. D. Pointing out a difficulty (and sometimes suggesting a solution) Example: The problem with food preparation is . . . E. Rejecting an idea/disagreeing Example: Well, sort that out maybe a bit later. F. Seeking clarification Example: I suppose you want to get like a niche do you? G. Giving clarification or explanation Example: Like choose a product . . . H. Agreement Example: Yes, food . . . Read the text below. Examples of these moves have been highlighted in bold. Write them in the table above. The first one of each type has been done for you as an example. Now look at and discuss the actual words which were used. Are you surprised at the choice of words? Is this different from the way you would express yourself in other cultures you know? Try to make use of some of these expressions in your next group discussion.
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