English language terminology

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Adjacency pairs
exchanges between speakers that are connected and that have expected responses
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backtraking
interruption of the sequence to include information that should have been included earlier
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Cooperative signals
signals that indicate agreement or wanting to hear more e.g. ok, go on, mmm
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Deictic language
tell the listener what, where, and to whom e.g. this, that, there
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Discourse markers
words or phrases that signal the relationships and connections e.g. first, now, on the other hand
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Hedges
vague words or phrases that are used to soften the force of how something is said e.g. perhaps, maybe, sort of
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Monitoring talk
words or phrases that check or comment on what is being said e.g. do you see what i mean?
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Tag questions
questions that turn a declarative (statement) into an interrogative (question) e.g. don't you?, isn't it?
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interruption of the sequence to include information that should have been included earlier

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backtraking

Card 3

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signals that indicate agreement or wanting to hear more e.g. ok, go on, mmm

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Card 4

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tell the listener what, where, and to whom e.g. this, that, there

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Card 5

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words or phrases that signal the relationships and connections e.g. first, now, on the other hand

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