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Unit 4 Discourse and Skills Bingo

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Test your knowledge of Discourse and Skills terminology.

Created Date 04.04.18
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  • A type of referent that refers back to something earlier in a text.
  • Reading and listening that can be done outside class.
  • A type of referent that refers to things outside the text.
  • A type of grammatical cohesion which omits unnecessary words.
  • A type of discourse with distinctive and recognisable patterns.
  • A type of knowledge about the world and types of text.
  • Processing that utilises background knowledge for understanding.
  • Processing which builds meaning from small units to larger ones.
  • A type of referent that refers forward.
  • Closely studied reading and listening done in class with clear aims.
  • Speaking or listening with a clear goal e.g. to discover information.
  • The use of language where the primary purpose is social.
  • The use of language where the primary purpose is communication.
  • Knowledge of grammar, lexis and sounds to help understand text.
  • The repetition of a structure used for emphasis.
  • This refers to the replacement of items e.g. with ‘so’, ‘do’ or ‘one’.
  • Processing that utilises both world and linguistic knowledge
  • A sequence of two related utterances. The second is a predictable.
  • Additional contextual information is needed to understand items.
  • Working out something which is not explicitly stated.
  • Communication with a social function only and no informative value.
  • Linking without co-ordinating or subordinating conjunctions.
  • What is said by one person before or after another begins to speak.
  • Participants dealing with misunderstanding etc. during discourse.
  • Different varieties of language used in different contexts.