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Spoken Word Glossary

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

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

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