Speech methods- Othello

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Speech acts
: the forms and functions associated with particular utterances and types of speech.
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Felicity Conditons
the conditions needed for a speech act to achieve its purpose, such as the authority of the speaker and the situation of the speaker.
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Conversational Maxims
explicit principles that provide a backdrop for conversation to take place so that speakers can easily understand one another.
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Politeness Stratergies
distinctive ways in which speakers can choose to speak to avoid threatening face.
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Impoliteness
the act of directly threatening face (using impoliteness strategies).
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Card 2

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the conditions needed for a speech act to achieve its purpose, such as the authority of the speaker and the situation of the speaker.

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Felicity Conditons

Card 3

Front

explicit principles that provide a backdrop for conversation to take place so that speakers can easily understand one another.

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

distinctive ways in which speakers can choose to speak to avoid threatening face.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

the act of directly threatening face (using impoliteness strategies).

Back

Preview of the back of card 5

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