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Write a detailed analyse of the transcript of conversation.

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  • Essay length: 832 words
  • Submitted: 04/09/2003
  • Marked by teacher: (?) Katie Dixon
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AS and A Level Language: Context, Genre & Frameworks

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Accurate use of linguistic terminology but at times the quotes used are not specific enough to highlight these features. Some repetition of words,phrases and ideas. The writer clearly understands the features that occur in spontaneous speech. Some lapses in expression cloud meaning in places.

Marked by teacher Katie Dixon 05/09/2013

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Write a detailed analyse of the transcript of conversation.

There are many different features to look at in dept within the transcript. The actually conversation can be split up into features such as non-fluency features, the etiquette of the conversation and vocabulary but these are not the only features to look at. Additionally other parts of the transcript that should be analysed are the context, values and attitudes.

Speech is very different from writing, one way in which it differs is the fact that speech is supported by the physical setting in which it takes place, but in writing the context of a conversation has to actually be explained to the audience. The physical setting in this transcript is a 'buttie' bar. This physical setting is very important as it has an effect on the language in the conversation. The speakers can see the objects they refer to so the full names of the objects do not have to be used. For example in the transcript one speaker states 'I had ice cream there so I licked it off'. Here the speaker uses a deictic, the other speakers know what that speaker is talking about

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*** 3 STARS

Accurate use of linguistic terminology but at times the quotes used are not specific enough to highlight these features. Some repetition of words,phrases and ideas. The writer clearly understands the features that occur in spontaneous speech. Some lapses in expression cloud meaning in places.

Marked by teacher Katie Dixon 05/09/2013

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