Talk in life and literature - Key words quiz

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1. Overlaps

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

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

3. Back channelling

  • Ignoring a person when they're talking
  • Words used to encourage someone to carry on talking
  • A word for somebody's response to a question
  • Talk specific to a certain tv channel

4. Dialect

  • Informal words
  • The language somebody speaks
  • The way somebody speaks because of their region or social group
  • Somebodies accent

5. Flout

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



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