AffiliationUniversity of Derby
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AbstractFormulation is the interactional practice of referring to objects, persons, activities, or previous conversation. This article presents a brief history of formulation in the field of language and social interaction and outlines current knowledge of the practices of formulation. The article also describes three different senses of formulation that appear in the literature on conversation analysis and the relationship of these to each other.
CitationChilds, C. 2015. Formulations. The International Encyclopedia of Language and Social Interaction. 1–5.