Talk in life and literature - Key words quiz

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1. Overlaps

  • Two or more people talking at once
  • Speaking out of turn
  • Somebody stood in front of someone else during an exchange
  • Finishing each other's... Sandwiches
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2. Adjacency pairs

  • A pair of people talking in an exchange
  • Two words that go together in an utterance
  • Two utterances, one after the other, where the first provokes the second response
  • Two people stood adjacent to each other when talking

3. Imperative

  • A command
  • An exclamation
  • A question
  • A statement

4. Elision

  • Formal language
  • Somebody's speech habits
  • The shortening of words such as 'going to' to 'gonna'
  • Informal language

5. Violate

  • Breaking school rules
  • Accidentally going against rules or conventions
  • Breaking the law
  • Purposefully going against rules or conventions



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