Monday, November 26, 2018

The Office

The Office

Today in class we briefly discussed different languages and how they relate to speech perception. My friend and I thought of a scene from the office. It was one where Kevin spoke with minimal effort, using only words he felt were necessary. This is a satirical way to look at how people will alter their speech in order to have those speaking other languages understand them. This can be related to "mother's ease" where a parent will speak in a way they feel a baby will learn and understand.

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