2013 S1-07 English Language Blog
Sunday, 13 January 2013
Discourse Features of Unplanned Spoken Language
Tags: London is very expensive , isn't it?
Reason: He is asking whether things in London is expensive .
Hedging: I think Bangkok is much better.
Reason: He is thinking whether London or Bangkok is better.
Discourse marker: So,which places do you like to visit.
Reason: He is trying to change the subject from whether he bought a guide book to where did he wanted to go.
powerpoint link :https://docs.google.com/a/s2013.sst.edu.sg/presentation/d/1gSR94ZenAtbigTLpuWX-Rjs-9bzShD3gA7v8XS5rGK0/edit
Sim Hng Anh
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