Facework Journal Exercises

Journal Exercises

  1. Catalog conversational disbandment lines and techniques
  2. Catalog things that are “perceived” but not “noticed” during interaction
  3. Examples of using face-work to leverage social worth
    • e.g., it’s rude/tacky to do what I did in handing out photocopy without holes or proper citation.
  4. What kinds of pauses are acceptable in what kinds of circumstances? What do different kinds of pauses mean? Face-to-Face, phone calls, email messaging.
  5. Turn taking, interruption, etc.