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1

Give 5 examples of spontaneous/natural speech features

Elision
Ellipses
Liaison
Juncture
Elongation

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What is Elision?

The deleting of one or more sounds in a word

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What is Liaison?

Communication between groups of people

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What is a Juncture?

The set of features which enable a listener to tell the difference between two phrases - I scream and ice cream

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What is Elongation?

The lengthening of a word

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Name 7 non fluency features

Voiced pause
False start
Repetition
Repair
Micro-pause
Pause

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What is a voiced pause/filler?

Using words such as 'um' whilst thinking of what to say next

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What is a false start?

Occurs when the speaker rearranges what they are saying

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What does repair mean?

When a speaker recognises they've made a mistake, so they repeat themselves saying it correctly

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What does rapport mean?

Trying to get a good relationship with the audience

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What does rhetorical actually mean?

Persuading

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What is pedagogic talk?

Give information

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What does egocentric mean?

A personal monologue (talking to yourself)

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What does extempore mean?

Taken out of the moment / spontaneous

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What does utterance mean?

Forgiving the non grammatically correct spoken word

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What does phatic mean?

Preceding the main content - lovely weather etc

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What does expressive mean?

Feelings are transmitted, same as emotive language

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What does directive mean?

Same as imperative, a command

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What does referential mean?

Factual information

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What does Constantive mean?

Declaring something is the case and can be judged as to whether it's true or false

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What does performative mean?

Ceremonial ( in plays as well )

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What does commisive mean?

Making a commitment such as a promise or threat
‘I will kill you if you do that’

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What is an ethnically proposition?

What is morally right or acceptable

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What are the 4 things to think about when analysing spoken word?

Relationships
Formality
Topicality (focus shifts)
Structure - thread of conversation