Language and Occupation

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  • Created on: 27-04-17 23:44
What are some ways can power be created in?
Prosodic and paralinguistic features, interruptions and topic management, formal register, negative politeness, hidden directives, field specific lexis, semantic fields, imperatives
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What is an example of language in occupation?
Legalese in Law, which involves old and middle English, Latin, french, and religion
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Facts about law-language?
Syntax is very complex, common words have uncommon meanings (function shiftings), uses alot of modal verbs, repitition in phonological features
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What is Jargon?
Special words used by a particular occupation
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Is jargon a good thing?
It can be seen as used to create power and superiority, unncessarily complex, unnecessary elaboration, politicians use euphemisms to distort their speeches when referring to sensitive topics
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What are euphemisms?
A less harsh word for something sensetive
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