The L-CIE Data Matrix

The L-CIE data matrix with samples of data types with percentages of data 

  % of data  Information-provision  Collaborative idea  Collaborative task 
Pedagogic  7  Teacher-training feedback session  Student and teacher chatting  Individual computer lesson 
Transactional  3  Tupperware presentation  Chatting with bus driver  Eye examination 
Professional  8  Report at appraisal  Team meeting at work  Waitresses doing the dishes 
Socialising  3  Interview informal chat  Friends discussing the football  Friends fixing a computer printer 
Intimate  79  A friend telling a group of friends a story  Family members chatting  Family members putting up the Christmas tree 


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McCarthy, M.J., 1998. Spoken Language and Applied Linguistics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.