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Turn taking
Patricipants take turns in a conversation
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Overlap
Speakers talk at the same time
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Speech markers/discourse
Words that show a structure of speech by breaking it into chunks eg- 'so' 'anyway' 'finally'
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Monitors
Words/phrases used to check listener is following 'ok?' 'you see' 'you know'
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Speaker support
word, expression, vocalisatioon used by listener to show they are listening 'yeah' 'i see' 'right'
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Non fluency features
indicate it is spontaneous, repetition, fillers, false starts
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Filler
words that signal the speak is thinking 'errr' 'like'
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Voiced pauses
type of filler 'er' 'um'
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Vocalisation
sound that has meaning but isn't a word 'uh oh' 'ha'
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Elision
loss of sound without lss of meaning 'don't' 'won't' 'didn't'
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Reformulation
Change/correct what you have previously said
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False starts
speaker changes their mind about what they want to say
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Hedges
Vague language, 'stuff' 'i think' 'kind of'
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Colloquialisms
Informal register, slang expressions kids (children) bangers (sausages)
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Ellipsis
Omission fo words/phrases but meaning still clear 'got to go now' 'put rubbish in the bin'
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Minor sentence
incomplete sentence 'nice shot' 'all right mate?'
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Overlap

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Monitors

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Speaker support

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