Rebecca Clift


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Department of Language and Linguistics

University of Essex


Essex CO4 3SQ


Room 4.332

Tel. (01206) 872204

My teaching is in the areas of Conversation Analysis and Pragmatics.

My academic support hours this term are Thursday, 11-12 and Friday, 10-11. Please email me if you'd like an appointment at any other time.

 Biographical information and research interests


 Publications (including my new textbook on Conversation Analysis!) For an extract, click here

CA textbook

PhD students and MA/PhD student supervision

CA research group

Video files linked to the paper 'Don't make me laugh: Responsive laughter in (dis)affiliation'

  1. I'd do it for you

  2. Fortieth birthday

  3. The plant