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Backchanneling

  • Definition: The linguistic and extralinguistic strategies used by a listener to indicate that the speaker may continue with an extended conversational turn; for example, "uhmm' and 'right' may serve as backchanneling devices.

    Source: American English, second edition by Walt Wolfram and Natalie Schilling-Estes

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