Conversation Analysis Turn-taking and Adjacency Pairs in Students’ Conversation at English Education Department

  • Neni Sari Universitas Lancang Kuning
  • Marwa Marwa Universitas Lancang Kuning
  • Muliardi Muliardi Universitas Lancang Kuning
Keywords: Communication, Culture, Convertation Analysis


This study aims to look at conversation analysis (CA). The data used in this study are video recordings and transcripts of random conversations conducted by English Language Education students at Lancang Kuning University. This study aims to describe how turn-taking patterns and adjacency pairs found in the conversation. Which addresses the topic of culture for examples “culture, tribe, language, tradition and food”. Communication and culture are closely related to how people live their lives, learn, think, feel, behave, and accept what is right according to their beliefs. The researchers used qualitative research which focuses more on a deep understanding of the concept of an object under study rather than analysing data using statistical analysis. Based on the results of the analysis, in the Turn-Taking analysis the pattern that often appears is overlap and in the adjacency pairs analysis the pattern that often appears is question-answer.


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