Spoken Language Terms

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

Clues

  • Causes something to seem imprecise e.g. 'and stuff' (5, 8)
  • Give thinking time and hold turn e.g. 'you know' (6, 5)
  • Give thinking time or convey a wide range of attitudes, feelings and meanings (9, 5)
  • One speaker making vocalizations, words or comments to show they're listening (7, 7)
  • One speaker starts to speak before the other finishes. (11)
  • Orders, requests or pleas in relation to turn-taking and control of agenda setting (12)
  • Part of the word isn't pronounced e.g. flu (11)
  • 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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