How Does My Speech Change When Communicating with Different Audiences and How Does It Change the Way People Think of Me?

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CA- First Draft How does my speech change when communicating with different audiences and how does it change the way people think of me? George Orwell said-‘If thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought’ illustrating that the power of language over our thought. People change their register when communicating with different audiences unintentionally: including myself. In 15 years of my life, I have always adapted my idiolect differently to my friends, parents, teachers and strangers; but does that make me fake or vulgar? In Addition, our Language is an essential part of our lives and as the population increases it has become more important to be able to communicate in various ways. Therefore, when we do communicate…show more content…
At school, my idiolect would change in the sense that I would become more formal and I generally watch what I say. This has had a very positive influence on me because it has made my English stronger and it has made be capable of speaking confidently with teachers and those who aren’t within my reach for example: when talking to interviewers, or to one of my friend’s parents. According to a tally 50% of my English class think that I am ‘shy’ and 50% think that I am ‘talkative’ this highlights that when I am at school and speaking to a fellow class member I am usually perceived as ‘shy’, as appose to when I am talking to my best friends. This indicates that my language changes when I am talking to people that are not as close to me as my friends. My class mates think of my language to be very polite and sweet whereas, my teachers feel that my accent doesn’t classify where I am from or where I have lived. When interviewed, a school teacher said that, ‘I would trust you because you sound as if you are honest.’ This indicates that I have a polite speech and that my language is observed positively. Besides, when collaborating online I usually use fillers such as ‘uhhhh…hmmm’ when chatting to indicate that I am thinking and I also use abbreviations in my text to consume time. Nevertheless, I dislike overusing

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