English Language Discourse AO1

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Discourse markers
Word or phrase which functions to organise discourse into segments
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Anaphoric reference
A word in a text tat refers back to other ideas in the text for its meaning
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Cataphoric reference
A word in a text that later refers to another word for its meaning
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Intertexuality
The relationship between texts, especially literary ones
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Narrative structure
Content of a story and the form it is told
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Layout
The way in which text or pictures are shown on the page
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Hedge
Make what is being said less direct, usually adjectives or adverbs
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Filler
Words that indicate a pause to be able to think, e.g. 'um' 'err' and 'hmm'
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Repair
When the speaker makes a correction to what they are saying
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False start
When someone starts speaking and realises they have said the wrong thing, so they start again
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Topic loop
Where a topic is continuously brought back to into the conversation
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Adjacency pair
Unit of conversation that contains an exchange of one turn each by two speakers, turns are related to each other
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Card 2

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Anaphoric reference

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A word in a text tat refers back to other ideas in the text for its meaning

Card 3

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Cataphoric reference

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Card 4

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Intertexuality

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Card 5

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Narrative structure

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