Spoken language terms continued
Interational talk - language used for socialising.
Non fluency features - interupting the flow of normal conversation, false starts, fillers etc.
Paralinguistic features - related to body language, use of gestures and facial expressions.
Phatic talk - smal talk , wih short an cutting responses.
Pragmatics - The factors that govern our language choices.
Prosodic features- stress, rythm, speech which marks out key meanings.
Repairs - An alteration made by the speaker.
sociolect - a social dialect marked by a particular group such as the working class or the ruling class.
Tag question - strings of words used to turn a statement into a question 'its a bit expensive round here innit?.
Transactional talk -Language to get things done or to transmit information such as buisiness.
Turn taking - witing to speak.
Utterance -an utterance is a speakers coplete unit of talk bounded by the speakers silence.
Vague language - statements that are unprecise like ' whatsit and thingy'..