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THE ART OF CONVERSATION
ENG 201 – INTERACTIVE ENGLISH
COLLEGE OF TEACHER EDUCATION
BATANGAS STATE UNIVERSITY MAIN CAMPUS I
CONVERSATION DYNAMICS
• Conversation is an informal interchange of thoughts and
information by spoken words.
• Live conver...
ASPECTS OF CONVERSATION DYNAMICS
• 1. large number of questions
• 2. building of one comment on another
FEATURES OF ENGLISH
• 1. The speakers use contractions
• 2. So-called learned words appear occasionally
• 3. Exclamations
...
STANDARD VS NON-STANDARD LANGUAGE
• Standard Formal English – The English most often used in
diplomatic correspondence, ce...
THE IMPORTANCE OF LISTENING
THE IMPORTANCE OF LISTENING
• Scarcely interested in the subject
• Does not recognize main ideas
• Is distracted by speaker’s delivery or appearance
•...
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English 201 - Interactive English
College of Teacher Education
Batangas State University Main Campus I
By: Mam Rej

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Art of Conversation

  1. 1. THE ART OF CONVERSATION ENG 201 – INTERACTIVE ENGLISH COLLEGE OF TEACHER EDUCATION BATANGAS STATE UNIVERSITY MAIN CAMPUS I
  2. 2. CONVERSATION DYNAMICS • Conversation is an informal interchange of thoughts and information by spoken words. • Live conversation is a spontaneous creation and has a dynamism which no writer can duplicate.
  3. 3. ASPECTS OF CONVERSATION DYNAMICS • 1. large number of questions • 2. building of one comment on another
  4. 4. FEATURES OF ENGLISH • 1. The speakers use contractions • 2. So-called learned words appear occasionally • 3. Exclamations • 4. Transition expression appears
  5. 5. STANDARD VS NON-STANDARD LANGUAGE • Standard Formal English – The English most often used in diplomatic correspondence, certain literary works, newspapers, business letters and speeches. It is characterized by a large vocabulary containing learned words. • Standard Informal English – The English most often used in conversations and personal letters. • Non-standard English – Varieties of English that are limited to certain groups of people.
  6. 6. THE IMPORTANCE OF LISTENING
  7. 7. THE IMPORTANCE OF LISTENING
  8. 8. • Scarcely interested in the subject • Does not recognize main ideas • Is distracted by speaker’s delivery or appearance • Becomes excited or emotional when certain subjects are raised • Is eager to talk

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