Spoken language

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  • Created on: 10-03-16 18:24
Colloquial Language
Everyday language
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Back-channelling
Indicates to the speaker that the message is being followed o understood e.g. uh-huh, i see, oh
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Pre-closing signals
Signals that the speaker wants to bring the conversation to an end e.g. well, it's been nice meeting you
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Context dependent references
references in a text that you would have to know about in order to understand
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Deixis
Verbal pointing
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Ellipsis
Omitting a word to create a casual tone e.g. you going to the party
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Euphemism
Words used to replace a harsher or ruder term
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Phatic talk
small talk
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Tag question
turning a statement into a question
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Terms of address
Names or titles used to show respect
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Topic shift
changing the subject
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Transactional talk
language used to transmit content or information e.g. how much is that? two pounds
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Utterance
Complete silence
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Card 2

Front

Indicates to the speaker that the message is being followed o understood e.g. uh-huh, i see, oh

Back

Back-channelling

Card 3

Front

Signals that the speaker wants to bring the conversation to an end e.g. well, it's been nice meeting you

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

references in a text that you would have to know about in order to understand

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Verbal pointing

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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