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

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