E's comments: do commits to AD for joint actions ("shall we meet then" "OK") count as AD again. I'm really confused about OO and AD, I think I'm going by surface form. also, problems with influence-on-L in question form . are they all IR?
Editor's comments: I'd say that commits to AD for joint actions do not count as AD again. In general, we expect AD to be addressed since they are a command/ suggestion and it would be rude not to at least reject them somehow. But a dialog such as the one below is perfectly ok even though A doesn't accept the acceptance. utt4 doesn't even address the painting topic at all making it hard to claim it is an implicit accept. If I responded to a command such as "let's paint" by "is it my turn to cook tonight" it would be odd.
utt1 A: shall we do the painting tommorrow? utt2 B: sure utt3 I'll be around tommorrow utt4 A: is it my turn to cook tonight?
All non-rhetorical questions should be information-requests since the speaker expects an answer ("information"). I can't think of an example otherwise but maybe someone can come up with one.
1 A: so 2 we should meet again E - assert, not influence-on-L/S, because of intonation and context A - would ordinarily call joint offer/open-option, except this is experimental setting, so really just an opener. B - Picked open option and not assert because "I can't do that" sounds like an ok response and "That's not true" sounds strange as a response. 3 how 'bout 4 how 'bout next week E - AD as per manual p 12 A -jointly offering and asking commitment for that week 5 what day are good for you 6 what days are good for you E - tagged correct-missp. even if it's same speaker. what else can it be? A - assuming accept idea of meeting, asks a question 7 B: actually next week I am on vacation E - should it be tagged as indirect answer to utt6? btw, no way in dat to specify two backward functions with different antecedents C - This utterance also provides an implicit answer to utt6 8 A: gosh 9 I guess we will have to meet the week after that E - does it count as an assert? seems to pass 'that's not true ' test. OO or AD? 10 how 'bout Monday E - as in utt4, AD, not OO. distinction between AD and OO difficult to draw 11 B: Monday the tenth F - SNU (p 21 "Dansville, NY") Other-statement because check question. I didn't want to mark Hold, (i thought SNUs weren't HOLDs) but DAT required that i mark agreement. (bug?) E - SNU like 'Dansville, NY' in manual. could be 'Hold'? A -more signal need for confirmation than real nonunderstanding 12 A: aha B - answers are usually asserts A - not an assertion since it's a clarification of the offer/open-option 13 B: well unfortunately my vacation runs through the fourteenth and I have nonrefundable plane tickets E - don't see why antecedent should be utt10 to 12, but really similar to ex p. 25 14 I was planning on being on a beach in Acapulco about that point E - utt13-14 could be a segment that rejects utt10 B - Should some of this be other level? Details are irrelevant to the task. 15 A: well 16 when are you getting back 17 B: I get back on the fifteenth rest up on the sixteenth 18 which is a Sunday and I am back at work on the seventeenth E - initially included 19-20 as part of answer to 15+16 but instead they address an indirect goal expressed by 16 19 but I have a seminar all day E - not captured that utt19 explains why utt18 doesn't count as proposal. need info rel for that A -helpful answer (not strictly asked by question) 20 I think the first day that is really good for me E - utt20-utt21 together. def of AD and OO not really clear 21 is the eighteenth that is a Tuesday 22 A: okay E - AD because it's like "let's meet then". see comments on dialogue 23 want to have lunch E - not sure about IR. note difference from 'Can you pass me the salt', where a verbal response is inappropriate, while here is required 24 B: that sounds pretty good E - again, problems with agreements to joint actions: does it count as AD? 25 are you available just before noon 26 A: we can meet at noon A -reject "just before noon", propose "noon" M - previous proposal is for just before noon however I labeled it accept 27 B: sounds good E - usual problem with acceptances and AD 28 on campus or off A -=asking them to make an offer of one or the other 29 A: your choice B - answer but not assert M - not hold just an answer 30 B: I say if I have got enough money to go to Acapulco I have got enough money to go to one of those silly places on Craig street B - Sounds off topic, but is actually choosing off campus. The dia logue was recorded at CMU. Craig street is off campus. 31 how about Great Scott 32 A: sounds great except they have been out of business for a while B - Acknowledgements that are not accepts are usually communication management. 33 how about some other place M - directive - we have to go somewhere else 34 let us just wander up Craig 35 and pick one we like that day 36 B: that sounds pretty good 37 okay B - If you listen to this, it sounds like a cue phrase, not like an acknowledge or accept. A - filler trying to get him not to interrupt. 38 I will meet you outside Cyert Hall E - utt38-39 together. is it AD? yes, if "meet" is joint action. is it an assert? probably not 39 at noon 40 does that sound alright for you E - it is not a check question, is it? 41 A: see you then E - usual problem with acceptance and AD B - Is this a closing? M - treat like "I will see you then" , constrained to answer and accept same thing. so can't answer 40 and accept 38+39. But maybe 38-40 is like a big check question. 42 B: roger over and out B - SU-Acknowledge for "roger" and Conventional Closing for "over and out". 43 A: thought it was roger wilco Z - Joke E - don't think 43-44 are task-man A - joke? correcting B, not asking for info. M - correct misspeaking? 44 B: oh no it is what we always say when we are talking on screen
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