Spoken Language Terms

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

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)
  • 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)
  • When one speaker speaks while another is talking, can suggest conflict or collaboration (11)
  • 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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