English Language Spoken Key Terms

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Discourse Markers
Linking words and phrases that indicate how one piece of discourse is connected another. The connection between what has already been said and what is going to be said.
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Adjacency Pairs
Utterances between 2 speakers
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Accent
The way an individual pronounces their words
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Variation
The differences between forms of language
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Sociolinguistics
The study of how language is influenced by society
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Representation
The way a particular social group is portrayed through language
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RP (Recieved Pronounciation)
The 'posh' or 'standard' form of accent
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Utterances between 2 speakers

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Adjacency Pairs

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The way an individual pronounces their words

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The differences between forms of language

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The study of how language is influenced by society

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