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Table 1 Teacher talk that directs student focus

From: Supporting new arrival students’ engagement with picture books: analysis of teacher talk using the appraisal theory

Interactant* Message Transcript
T 94 Open the book
  95 and let’s have a look at the beginning of the story
S9 96 Can I read it?
T 97 Look we’ll have to all take a chance
  98 Some of us will read together
  99 Alright S8 read
  1. (*Please note that in the transcripts T = Teacher and S = Student.)