Spoken Language Terms

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

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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