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what is ellipsis

missing words in a sentance

2

what is fillers

non verbal sounds that act as pauses in speech, showing uncertainty

3

what is back channeling

the way of showing a speaker Is following what another is saying

4

what is skip connectors

a return to the previous topic e.g anyway

5

what is hedging

a strategy to avoid directness or minimise potential face threatening act .e g kind of

6

what is discourse markers

-falst starts
-reapirs
-vague expresseions

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what are labovs narrative catagories

1. abstract
2. orientation
3. complicating actions
4. resolution
5. evaluation
6. problem solution
7 coda