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