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Spoken Language FeaturesAuthor: Theobald Mr
Description: Match up the spoken language feature with the definition.
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0. Turn taking
4. Adjacency pairs
5. Paralinguistic features
6. False start
13. Phatic talk
15. Prosodic features
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.