Spanish - Speaking Skills Forms of language most frequently used by speakers of the language(By Brown and Yule 1983 Incomplete sentences Very

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Speaking Skills Forms of language most frequently used by speakers of the language. (By Brown and Yule, 1983) Incomplete sentences Very little subordination Very few passives Not many explicit logical connectos Topic comment structure Replacing/refining expressions Frequent reference to things outside the ´text¨. Use of generalized vocabulary Repetition of the same syntactic form. Use of pauses and ¨fillers´. If your L1 is not English, what similarities and differences would there be to the forms outlined above? Although Spanish and English have several variations between them, such as accents used in written Spanish, punctuation or capitalization of words, we are going to focus into the spoken differences between Spanish and English. First of all, the verb structure of Spanish is quite different from English. This is because of its Latin roots, also many verbs which are not reflective in English are reflective in Spanish. Passive voice is frequent in English but almost not used in Spanish.
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Spanish - Speaking Skills Forms of language most frequently used by speakers of the language(By Brown and Yule 1983 Incomplete sentences Very

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