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Can you name the Spoken Language Features?

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Language in conversation used for interpersonal reasons and/or for socialising
e.g. Hesitations, False Starts, Fillers etc...
Body Language - Gestures, facial expressions and non-verbal elements
Conversational Utterances that have no concrete purpose, related to 'small talk'
An approach to discourse analysis focused less on structures and more on context and purpose
e.g. stress, pitch, tempo
An alteration suggested or made by the speaker
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A social dialect or variety of speech used by a particular group
A string of words usually added to a declarative sentence to turn a statement into a question
Language used to get things done
An orderly arrangement in which participants speak with minimal overlap
A complete unit of talk
Imprecise or unassertive statements e.g. thingy or whatsit

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