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19_register - REGISTER 1 Communicative competence...

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1 REGISTER 1 Communicative competence Communicative competence includes: Grammatical competence. Knowledge of: Lexicon Phonological rules Morphological rules Syntactic rules 1 Communicative competence Communicative competence includes: Conversational competence. Knowledge and acceptance of: The cooperative principle Sociolinguistic competence. Knowledge of: The social significance of choices of forms of language. 2 REGISTER 2.1 Speech situations Register: a linguistic style appropriate in a given social context. Think about how you would invite the following people out for dinner. The Pope Your Lin 1 professor Your sister Your roommate 2.2 Linguistic features of register Phonology (faster speech, more contractions in informal registers). Lexical choice. Grammatical morpheme choice. Syntax. 2.3 Three non-linguistic factors influencing register Speakers, especially their familiarity with one another Setting—the formality of the situation Subject of discourse, functions of speaking
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2 2.3.1 Speakers and familiarity Characteristics of language that depend on familiarity: Forms of address Politeness morphology Ellipsis Contractions Code switching
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ENG 01 taught by Professor Orgun during the Winter '08 term at UC Davis.

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