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
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.