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Thursday, 10 January 2013

EL Work

Mind your language Link Pls watch from 2.43 to 4.27
Ellipsis: "Mr. Warburton?"
Backchannel: "You're a man?" "Yes."
Hedging: "Academically perhaps,..."


  1. Backchannel: When the second person replied yes, he is showing that he is listening to the speaker's question.

  2. Backchannel: To show the Speaker that The Listener is listening.
    Hedging: To give an excuse.
    Ellipses: To shorten his speech. (more informal)


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