Spoken Language Terms

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

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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