Language and Occupation

Grice's Maxims - name four
Relevance, Manner, Quantity and Quality
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Howard Giles - downward convergence
Use more regional accent as opposed to RP
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Howard Giles - convergence
Shaping your accent to that of your audience
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Howard Giles - Upward convergence
Using more RP language as opposed to regional
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Howard Giles - mutual convergence
Both parties alter their speech
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Howard Giles - divergence
Moving their language away from their audience
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Irving Goffman - what was his theory?
FACE
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Irving Goffman - what is FACE?
An individuals face is how they present themselves to others, an individuals face may alter in connection to who they're surrounded by
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Irving Goddman - FTA?
A Face threatening act is when somebody mocks or challenges the face that somebody else is giving.
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Brown and Levison - Positive Politeness
Complimenting someone, showing someone they are liked and admired
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Brown and Levison - Negative Politeness
Indirect language that can be negative and disrespectful
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Drew and Heritage - shared inferences
'things can be implied rather than spoken'
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Koester - interpersonal relationships
'people have to be collaborative in the work place'
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Use more regional accent as opposed to RP

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Howard Giles - downward convergence

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Shaping your accent to that of your audience

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Using more RP language as opposed to regional

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Both parties alter their speech

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