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Spoken Language Features

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

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

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