Spoken Language Terms

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

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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