Compiled English Language Key Words

Includes; Power + Lang, Gender + Lang, Technology + Lang, and some Poetry

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Language and Technology
V ow el
O missi
on ­ Leaving
o ut
vowel
sou nds:
pl
e ase
(pl
s)
N u mbe r
/l
ett
e r
homo pho nes­T
h eu
s eo
f l
ett
e r
sa
n dn
u mb erst
or
epresen t
words:
2
( t
o),
l8t
r
(lat
er)
P ho net
icS
p ell
ing S pel
li
ngaw
o r
dh
o w
i
tsou ndsr
ather
thani
nt
hes
t andardw
a y:
w a nna (
w ant
to)
,
g onna (
g oi
ng t
o )
I ni
ti
ali
sms­A
na b brevi
ati
ont
hat
usest
hef
i
rst
let
terso
f eachw
o rds.
P r
ono unceda
s
in di
vidual
l
e t
ter
s: I
D K,
LMA O ,
GT G
A cronyms Ana
b breviat
iont
hat
use s
thef
i
rst
l
e t
ters
of
eachw
o rds.
P r
o nounceda
s
a
w o r
d: LOL,
G PO Y.
V ariant
spell
ing
Spell
ing
o f
a
w ord
deli
beratel
y non st
an dar
d .
Wo t
(
w hat)
,
h ai
(
hi)
R e dupl
icati
on of
l
e t
ters
L et
ters
repeated
to add emph asi
s:
soooo
E mo ti
cons
Pict
u r
e s/
image s
to
sho w emoti
on .
D e l
eti
on
R emovingw
o rds/phrases
toma
k et
h es
en t
ences
hort
er:
I
have n'
t
seeni
t
H a ven'
t
se en
it
.
A bb r
eviati
ons and contr
acti
o n
S hort
ening words:
univer
sit
y uni
A syn chr
on ous­C
o mmu ni
ca t
ionsi
nw
h i
chi
nf
orma t
ioni
ss
e nt i
ntermitt
entl
yr
at
he r
t han i
n a
steady st
ream.
S yn chr
on ous­C
o mmu nicat
ions
e nti
nr
e al ti
me :
phonec o nver
sa t
ions(
bot
ht
al
k
w h enever
they l
ike)
, most
co mputers/
de vi
ces.
G r
ee t
ings
S equence: a
series
of
turns
de si
gned to
ini
ti
ate
a
shared soci
al
sp ace.
P re cl
osing sequence:s
i gnals thato
n e (orb
o th)s
p eakerw
i she s t
o end the
c onversati
on.
Me t
a t
alk:
t
alk
that
d r
aw s
a t
tent
ion t
o t
he
act
of
talki
ng i
tsel
f.
V aledict
ion:
A ni
t
e m that
actsa
saf
air
well
: your
sf
ai
thf
ull
y, your
ss
in cer
e l
y,
cheers,
t hanks,
keep i
n
touch.
F raming: Cutt
ing
an d past
ing par
ts of
an
o r
igi
nal
me ssage i
nto a
ne w messa ge.
L exical
Accommo dati
on :
Thew
a yi
nw h i
chs
p eakersl
angua gemi
r rors
ea cho
ther
as
a si
gn of
commu ni
ty memb ershi
p .
N e ol
ogism: A new wo r
d
D ya di
c:
O ne t
o one
spee ch
C li
p pi
ng:
A
sho r
tened wo r
d t
h at
become s
a word i
n i
t'
s own ri
ght.
Language and Power/Gender
I
nit
iat
ing
the conversat
ion:
This
can be a
me ans of
t
a ki
ng t
he
lead.
Establ
ishi
ng topi
c.
Holdi
ngt
h ef
l
oo r
: Not
lett
ingo
therss
p eak.
Co nver
sati
o nu
s ual
lyi
nvol
vest
u r
nt
aki
ng,
so
speaker can
sho w dominance by
not l
ett
ing
an yone
e l
se i
n.
I
nterr
upti
ng: Cut i
ntoo
ther person'
st
ur
n. Li
tt
lei
nt
e r
est i
nw
h at t
hey'r
es aying stat
us
undermined.
Unresponsi
ve:N
e gati
ve way o fa
s ser
ti
ng cont
rol.I
g nored/back chan neln
o i
ses
undermine
stat
u s
of
spe aker
.
Questi
oning:D
i r
ectt
o pi
c ofc
o nversat
ion,ma
k e i
tc
lea rw
h en otherp
e rson i
s
expect
ed to
tal
k.
Topi
cc
h anging:
R easser
ti
n gc
ontrol
.
D i
vert
inga
ttenti
ont
oad
i f
ferent
t
o pi
ct
hey t
ry t
o
gai
n cont
rol
over di
rect
ion of
conversat
ion.
Cl
o si
ngd
o wnac
o nversati
on:
assertsp
ow er
byn
o t
a l
l
o wi
n go
ther
sp eaker
st
oc
arry
on.
Pol
it
ical
Pow er
:
A ny
po l
i
ti
cians,
poli
ce,
law court
s.
Personal
Pow er
:
H ol
ding power t
hrough occupati
on or
rol
e .
Depend s
on hi
erarchy.

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El
isi
on:
O misson or
o ne
or more sounds or
syll
ables
­
gonna, wannabe ,
wassup.
Fal
ses
t art
:
B egi
n su
tter
a nce,
thens
t opsa
n de
ither r
epeatso
r ref
ormu l
atesi
t
. Al
so
r
epa i
rs.
Fi
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er:
Noc onve nt
ional
me aning,
all
owt imet
ot
hi
n k.
`
er'
, `
um',
`ah'
. Al
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