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Spoken Word Glossary

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

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

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