Spoken language terms

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Filler
In linguistics, a filler is a sound or word that is spoken in conversation by one participant to signal to others that he/she has paused to think but has not yet finished speaking
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Interruption
The action of interrupting or being interrupted
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Micro pause
A pause less than one second, looks like this in text (.)
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Ellison
Words like I'm and isn't
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Occupational sociolect
The way you speak towards the other people working in your occupation and how you speak
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Code-switching
When a speaker alternates between 2 or more languages in a single conversation
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Repetition
The Repeating of words
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Jargon
Special words or expressions used by a profession or group and other people will find hard to understand
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Paralinguistic features
Things that aren't words but are important in conversation e.g: tone of voice, body language and facial expressions
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Accent
A particular form of a language, which is peculiar to a specific region or social group
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Turn taking
Giving the other person time to speak in a conversation
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Formal
The type of language used and a change into more sophisticated language
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Power
The control of things eg conversation
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The action of interrupting or being interrupted

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Interruption

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A pause less than one second, looks like this in text (.)

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Words like I'm and isn't

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The way you speak towards the other people working in your occupation and how you speak

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