English Linguistic words

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Whats Idiolect?
The speech habits particular to a person.
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Whats sociolect?
Dialect of a social class.
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Whats dialect?
Form of language which is peculiar to a specific region or social group.
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What are hedges?
They down-tone something, and add vagueness e.g 'A bit annoying' 'A little rain'
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What is a filler?
A pause such as 'errrr'
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What is back channeling or a minimal response?
In dialog its where the listeners response in a manner where they use minimal words to show they are paying attention e.g 'mhm' and 'yeh'
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What is intonation?
The rise and fall in a voice when speaking.
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What is quality (Grice's maxims)
One tries to tries to be truthful give evidence ect.
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Quantity?
A person is informative as possible.
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Manner?
Clear and brief, avoids ambiguity.
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Relevance?
Says things that are pertinent.
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What are Adjacency's pairs?
Conversation where first sentence and second sentence are related e.g 'Hello how are you?' 'Good thank you'
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What is expletive language?
Oath/swear word
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What is a Euphemism?
A mild or indirect word or expression substituted for one considered to be too harsh or blunt when referring to something unpleasant or embarrassing. 'Kicked the bucket'
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What is Dyshemism?
A derogatory or unpleasant term used instead of a pleasant or neutral one.
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What is Monosyllabic?
Word has one syllable
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Polysyllable?
Word has more then one syllable
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What is a phatic conversation type?
Speech used to convey a general feeling of good will/a shared feeling e.g 'How are you, well?'
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Transactional conversation?
When the speaker is getting information.
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Interactional?
A casual conversation, opposite to Transactional,e.g 'Did you hear about Sarah?' 'Oh no what?!'
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Whats a declarative sentence?
Making a statement e.g 'I don't like them'
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Exclamative?
Cry/remark e.g 'Oh my gosh!'
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Interrogative?
A question
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Imperative?
A command/plea e.g 'STOP YOU!'
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What are word classes?
A category of words with similar form/function.
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Whats sociolect?

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Dialect of a social class.

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Whats dialect?

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What are hedges?

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What is a filler?

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