Spoken Language Transcripts
Sep12

Spoken Language Transcripts

Today we will be exploring live spoken conversation – and generating our own transcripts. Watch this short video excerpt (from the film “FIT”) and try to write your own transcript of the conversation.   SAMPLE TRANSCRIPT: Download (PDF,...

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Of Mice and Men – Advanced Quotation Strategies
Feb04

Of Mice and Men – Advanced Quotation Strategies

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Of Mice and Men – Audio
Dec16

Of Mice and Men – Audio

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Spoken Language Study: Advice for Assessment
Oct17

Spoken Language Study: Advice for Assessment

This video contains my advice to students completing their GCSE Assessment after a Spoken Language Study that investigated the movement of features of spoken language that have moved into text and instant messaging communication. The question that the assessment will answer is: Explore the features of the language used in digital communications which suggest they are closer to spoken rather than written language. Comment on public...

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Spoken Language Study: Structure
Oct16

Spoken Language Study: Structure

As part of our preparation for the Spoken Language Study, we’ve been exploring the idea of structuring extended answers. The attached image is the result of an exercise where everyone was given these paragraph starters in a randomised order, and they had to select an order and justify why they chose...

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Glossary: Spoken Language Devices
Sep12

Glossary: Spoken Language Devices

This project provides us with an opportunity to explore our own unique spoken language and the way it communicates volumes about our age, nature, culture, and character. We will be comparing spoken language with the langue of text messaging, bbm and online chat. The variety and creativity of the South London youth dialect is one of the most fast moving and expressive I have ever come across and it represents a brilliant opportunity...

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