Sammy: yea (colloquium) we went to his office and there was like (none specific – broad/unsure response of how many were there) 12 of us

Zelda: really?(Shocked/inquisitive)

jaimee: what did you do though?

sammy: is was like,(verbal filler) kinda like (hedge – makes the point sound weak) one person who did all the talking

libby: who was it?

Zelda: haha (speech like interjection) everyone else was just backing them up

sammy: yea (colloquiums) it was ruby (No capital = less formal)

jaimee: ruby burke?(back-tracking)

sammy: yep,(colloquiums) and everyone else in there like hmmm (backchannelling) and she was like (verbal filler) talking and making her wee (slang) points

Zelda: yea,(colloquiums) do you reckon like (verbal filler) they will actually change anything.

sammy: i don’t know, because he was like (verbal filler) well… (ellipsis – emphasises pause) her classes got good grades, i was mmm (backchannelling – sassy) cause they went to kip

Everyone: hahahahahaha(speech like interjection)

Zelda: riiiiiiight (repeated letters for emphasis)

sammy: i know.

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