Spoken Language Features part I

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  • Spoken Language Features
    • Ellipsis
      • "Goin' to the party?"
    • Fillers
      • "Er" "Um" "Like"
    • Idiolect
      • An individually distinctive style of speaking
    • Vague Language
      • "Sort of" "So on" "Kind of"
    • Back-channelling
      • Listener feedback signalling support or understanding
    • Deixis
      • Words which point to something 'outside' of the text: eg. "Look at that, over there."
    • Prosodic features
    • Elision
      • "Gonna" "Kinda" "Loadsa"

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