Spoken Language Terms

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  • Created on: 11-12-13 13:57
K C O L L O Q U I A L I S M S B J N I K B
L Y D U V N L C P R T Q H N O X P U O G C
Y I N T E R O G A T I V E S M V V I W W X
V S E C O N D P E R S O N P R O N O U N V
D B O K J F T A G Q U E S T I O N S B P C
V T Y Q B M E G S M P A R N S E S H U D W
R E P A I R R E F O R M U L A T I O N X X
F R B U E U G Q O O E I M F P G I M W K H
G S E L O N G A T E D W O R D S V E O P J
X H T H V A G U E L A N G U A G E J F K P
G N G B S M S P E A K E R S U P P O R T X
C C E O Y M K B R D Q P C O X W H Q I S S
Q L G M C H M U W K P N M I G T G I F V D
D X H H Y B Q T V L F R K S N F Y C I B F
S T H I R D P E R S O N P R O N O U N G O
Y N Y H D J H C E E O M G A A Y A P Q K X
J D I M P E R T A T I V E S J V H V X L U
O J E F O X P V N K R T J E J C M M E K D
E G T G V I C B O A N P W L E I Y V O D P
V Y W U C B H V G R O F V H M R P F U L T
P W X S Y I F D V O U K F N K R H V X T S

Clues

  • Causes something to seem imprecise e.g. 'and stuff' (5, 8)
  • Give thinking time or convey a wide range of attitudes, feelings and meanings (9, 5)
  • he/she (singular), they/them (plural) - makes the speaker more distant (5, 6, 7)
  • One speaker making vocalizations, words or comments to show they're listening (7, 7)
  • Orders, requests or pleas in relation to turn-taking and control of agenda setting (12)
  • Questions in relation to turn-taking and agenda setting (13)
  • The speaker changes their mind about what to say next. (19)
  • When a declarative or imperative id changed into a question by adding a tag at the end e.g. 'it's on the way to London, isn't it?' (3, 9)
  • Words and phrases commonly heard in informal speech but rarely used in writing e.g. 'mate' (14)
  • You - direct address to involve the reader (6, 6, 7)

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