The Study of Turn Taking in ILC Discussion
Puspitasari, Fibriani Dita
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The study of turn taking in interaction may reveal participants’ characterization and show several intention of gestures or other non verbal accompaniment. The study aims to explain the types of turn taking the moderator conducted in the process of getting the information from the addressee and to examine the intentions of various strategies used during the ILC disccussion. The data are utterances taken from the moderator and appointed participants such as: lawyers, people representatives, gests of officials, victims, advocates, and tertiary students. The data collected is determined according to the unit of conversation as the completeness of the information obtained which are using recording and note taking; while the data analysis applied identification and comparation techniques. The result shows that firstly, there were two types of turn taking i.e. the current speakerMselected the next speakeruand the current speakeradoes not select nextaspeaker; instead, the next speaker initiated the speech. Secondly, the various intentions of the moderator in conducting the types of turn taking were based on the gesture or other non verbal signs, such as: (i) addressing by name or attention getter "you", (ii) by using intercom, (iii) questioning directly by pointing or walking closer to the addressee, (iv) by repeating or repairing, (v) initiating by making counteraand refusal, and (vi) using other gestures like gazing and smiling.