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Ideas on language and power: Ludwig Wittgenstein says "The limits of my language mean the limits of my world" This could be saying that language is the communication of meaning between anything, in any way - limited is your understanding of the world (keep an open mind) Occupation: The police and the law exist in a position of power - written texts can convey power through the choice of lexis, the degree of formality, context and relationships established with the readers. Term of address: Important lingustic mechanism, by which a speaker's attitude towards and interpretation of his or hers relationship with a speaker is reflected. Inappropriate choice of the address hinders. Persotic features: Body language - Non verbal features Terminology: Utterance - When we look at a transcript or a representation of speech, we call it a turn or an utterance. Turn taking: Conversational analysis is


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