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Year 10 Controlled Condition Course work
* Idiolect: Language used by you and your family * Make a list of 10 words you use – at home – they are particular to you: Bodger The Flat controller Zapper The Buttons
* Where we use spoken language? - put it in context * How it changes? – because of the context * What are the rules? – in the context? * What do we expect? – in the context? Look at register and tone * School – your mates, your gran – your mum * Write 3 short dialogues showing a change in register, dialect and maybe – idiolect h/work
* The World of Sport – listen to The Commentator, read the text here: * ownloads/pdfs/Beautiful_GameSample.pdf ownloads/pdfs/Beautiful_GameSample.pdf * The language of sport – lexis - remember Ron Manager – jumpers for goal posts – the studio sketch * d=1&sqi=2&ved=0CCoQtwIwAA&url=http%3A%2F%2F &ei=88iATpHML8GS0QXV6_TPCQ&usg=AFQjCNGUT- 2sFo4jld8FhwadxldI-p5aNw d=1&sqi=2&ved=0CCoQtwIwAA&url=http%3A%2F%2F &ei=88iATpHML8GS0QXV6_TPCQ&usg=AFQjCNGUT- 2sFo4jld8FhwadxldI-p5aNw
Analyse how Ron and the other studio guests use sporting language. Make some lists of the lexis of different kinds of sports – free choice – h/work Analyse a TV sport show – anchor, studio guests – what do you expect? What are the rules of the genre? Write your own script – and see how the language is used. h/k (+ some performances in class)
Make a list of the ingredients for Reality TV Think about… Conflict Real people Rules ContestantsExpectations Judges Context Voting Drama Lexis – passion Emotion – tears Back stories Connection with candidates/competitors
Part One – Set the scene Set the scene – what is the X Factor? Go through the show, series and the final outcome – BRIEFLY. Watch 2 normal auditions Part Two What are the roles of the judges? What do we expect them to do? Part Three What are the roles of the contestants - what do we expect from them?
* The audition – weve already looked at 2 normal auditions, write a list of the expectations we have of contestants auditioning * Fill in the chart - you can use normal auditions and then - compare these expectations with Ablisas audition. * * : Fill it in for Ablisa – N for normal – OTT for abnormal behaviour Chatting with Dermot Talking to the judges Addressing the audience PerformingAfter the performance
* Body language – go through the transcript – and make notes on the paralinguistic features - put them in as stage directions * Look at the tone and register of what they all say – add notes on mood – sarcastic, patronising, kindly etc. * Look at the language used – using your hand outs make notes on what linguistic features are used, next…
* What did they say? What was the tone and register? * How did they say it? What linguistic features are used – why are they used? * Does it fit in with, or break the conventions of the show? How? * Analyse and comment – dont narrate
Assessment Criteria - the skills we are looking for: * Clear, formal English * A well structured essay which refers effectively to the title * Use of analysis and comment: Statement, Example, Explanation and Development (SEED) * A thoughtful conclusion summing up the ideas and the points made in the essay * These skills do transfer!
* Remind your self of the ingredients for Reality TV: * Contestants*Drama *Conflict * Emotion – loss of contestants – lexis passion for example – tears – both sides * Back stories – on both sides? * Tasks/auditions * Judges – stages – judgements emotional engagement? * Voting – tension – the ten second count down for example
* The title asks you to explain how the language fits into the context of reality TV: 1. Explain what kind of reality TV the X Factor is 2. Structure of the series, shows, and the audition process 3. The role of the judges and the contestants This should be one or two paragraphs, and it should anchor the rest of the essay. What you write here, is what you will be referring back to in the essay. * Be concise, and clear
The title: * How is spoken language adapted to the context of reality TV in the two extracts you have studied? * The two important words are how and context - how do people speak, and is it appropriate or inappropriate in the context they are in? * Each paragraph should have a key or topic sentence which refers to the title, and makes a point answering the question. * All your comments on what the participants say and do refer to the context – is it appropriate, inappropriate, does it fit or not? Refer back to the title in every paragraph.
* An good example: * Statement: * Abi is rude when she ignores Simons welcome. * Example: * When she blurts out, Oh my God its Cheryl, * Explanation * she is ignoring him and the other judges. * Development * She is talking to her friend, not to the judges, commenting on them rather than responding to them. She is showing that her agenda is to show her personality, rather than actually audition. Her speech is slangy* uses slang and elision; showing how breathless and gushing she wants to appear to be. Use Formal English *
Select the points you want to make about Ablisas audition. Were they childlike, immature, rude, inappropriate, aggressive, sulky? Find examples to illustrate each point you want to make. Comment on the points youve made. Make sure you explain how what they say and their behaviour fits/doesnt fit in with the context of the show, by developing your ideas. Assess your progress: Colour coding: Go through your work and highlight a section: Yellow = statement Green = example Pink = explanation Orange = development and linguistic features
* Look at the title * Does it ask a how question? * Have you explained how the language works? * Make a summary of the points you have made adding in any new ideas that occur along the way. * Dont labour the point - be concise
Which of the elements from reality TV can you find in The Apprentice? Check back against the X Factor. What is the structure of the show, the series and what is the prize? What role do we expect the applicants to take? What role do we expect the judges to take? Write your three paragraphs setting the scene - and establishing the context.
* Controlled Assessment Checklist * Essential * Evidence-based (e.g. on a transcript/recording/notes) * A study on mostly spontaneous spoken language; a comparison of scripted and spontaneous speech could also be fruitful. * Desirable * Material to reflect students interests/experience * Transcript-based evidence which has been seen and heard. * words outcome * Task based on a question rather than a general analysis * Possible * Utilise recordings of language and notes made through observation * Comparative task * Avoid * Over use of technical language and feature spotting or complicated use of linguistic terminology