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Spoken Language Features

Author: Theobald Mr
Description: Match up the spoken language feature with the definition.
Keywords: , , , , , , online teaching

0. Utterance
1. Turn taking
2. Elision
3. Paralinguistic features
4. Prosodic features
5. Phatic talk
6. Idiolect
7. Dialect
8. Sociolect
9. Ellipsis
10. Accent
11. False start
12. Adjacency pairs
13. Hedge
14. Back-channel
15. Filler

0. Items which don%27t carry meaning but are used to give time to think or pause.
1. Words used by the listener to give feedback that the message is understood.
2. The ommision of words from a sentence for a more casual tone.
3. Utterances that have no purpose other than to maintain relationships.
4. Parallel expressions such as a question and answer.
5. The omission or slurring of one or more sounds or syllables.
6. A social dialect used by a particular group, such as working or upper class.
7. A complete unit of talk, enclosed by the speaker%27s silence.
8. Words which soften or weaken the force of something said.
9. When a speaker begins a speech then stops and repeats or reworks it.
10. Related to body language, facial expressions and other non-verbal elements.
11. A time during which a single participant speaks, with minimal overlap.
12. An individually distinctive style of speaking.
13. The grammar or vocabulary associated with a region or social group.
14. The ways in which words are pronounced, according to region or class.
15. Features such as stress, rhythm, pitch, tempo and tone - howthings are said.