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Spoken Word Glossary

Author: Theobald Mr
Description: Match the spoken word term with its definition!
Keywords: , , , , , , online teaching

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

0. The omission of words from an utterance to give a more casual tone
1. Utterances used by listener to show speaker that they are understood
2. Parallel expressions used in turns - question and answer, etc.
3. Related to body language - the use of gestures, facial expression, etc.
4. Related to %27small talk%27 - utterances with no purpose but to maintain relationships
5. Words which soften the force of something said, e.g. %27perhaps%27
6. The ways in which words are pronounced, based on region or class
7. The grammar and vocabulary linked with a region or social class
8. Words/phrases used to signal connections and signpost what is being said
9. The speaker begins utterance, then stops and repeats/rewords it
10. An indivdually distinctive style of speaking
11. A complete unit of talk, bounded by the speaker%27s silence
12. When turn-taking is not observed by listeners, so the %27flow%27 of talk is discordant
13. Items which don%27t carry meaning but are used to pause or give time to think
14. How something is said - stress, rhythm, pitch, tempo and intonation
15. The omission or slurring of syllables, e.g. %27gonna%27