IJSRP, Volume 7, Issue 11, November 2017 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
"Jervis Canonio, Rachelle Nonato, Jomel B. Manuel "
This study aimed to analyze the repair strategies used in spoken discourse in both ordinary and institutional conversations. The study used the descriptive - qualitative method. The data were derived from the 10 recorded institutional and 10 recorded ordinary discourses through audio-recording. A four part process analytic technique: Record-View-Transcribe-Analyze (R-V-I-A) method was used. Recorded conversations were transcribed and analyzed using the frequency count and percentage. The results of the study show that most interlocutors preferred self-initiated self-repair in both institutional and ordinary discourses to resolve communication problem during their turn. Further, disfluency in communication was the most committed trouble source. This confirms that the interlocutors are knowledgeable and have good grasp as regards content; however, they have difficulty in articulating their thoughts because of the poor facility of the English language.