English Key Terms

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Transactional talk
the interchange between at least two people with the purpose of achieving a goal eg. buying a coffee
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Referential talk
talk with reference to a particular subject and gives information. the main focus is the exchange of information between two or more people eg. teachers
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Interactional talk
general social talk between two people or it is the purpose to establish and maintain social relations
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Phatic talk
being polite to make conversations run more smoothly and make people feel more comfortable eg. meeting new people
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Expressive talk
when someone is communicating feelings, ideas, opinions and emotions eg. phoning your bestfriend
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Phonetics
production of speech sounds by humans aka how we make the sounds which we use to communicate
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Referential talk

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talk with reference to a particular subject and gives information. the main focus is the exchange of information between two or more people eg. teachers

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Interactional talk

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Phatic talk

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Expressive talk

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