Spontaneous Speech Features (Terminology) Quiz

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1. Fillers

  • Ritualistic language where function overrides meaning
  • Use of 'err' or 'um' to indicate the speaker hasn't finished speaking
  • Use of informal, vague language to indicate the speaker has not finished speaking
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2. Compound strings

  • Use of informal, vague language
  • Use of coordinating clauses (eg. but, and, so)
  • A statement followed by a question

3. Speech markers

  • Words or phrases used to indicate understanding between characters
  • Used to break down speech into chunks, also to change direction of speech (eg. anyway, right, so.)
  • Words or phrases used to check the listener is following what is being said

4. Hedges

  • Use of informal, vague language to indicate the speaker has not finished speaking
  • Use of 'err' or 'um' to indicate the speaker hasn't finished speaking
  • Words or phrases used to check the listener is following what is being said

5. Monitors

  • Direct reference to the listener
  • Words or phrases used to check the listener is following what is being said
  • Words or phrases used to indicate understanding between characters

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