Spoken Language Terms

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

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)
  • 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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