You should be signed in to submit the Report Form.
Drag the marker to indicate the location. Remember, you can zoom into the map for a more precise location.
Age Specify the age of the person who made the request. This will help track changes in the speech habits of different generations.
Gender Specify the gender of the person who made the request.
Request Enter the request
Form of the request Select from the options below.
When making your choice, please note that you need to focus only on the phrase structure. Make note of how the phrase structure changes in each example. Do not take into account the volume of the speaker’s voice (loud or soft) or their facial expressions (smile or frown).
Tonality of request Rather than focus on statement structure as you did in the previous question, in this question please focus on how the request sounded.
Through which of the following means did the person asking convey his or her request?
Select all that apply.
Was the request successful? Evaluate the success of the request, taking into account the reaction of the person to whom it was addressed.
Language influence on the result Do you think the form of the request affected its execution?
Stage 2. Заключение
Понравилось ли вам работать над проектом? Что стало самым интересным?
Observe your family and friends during a 10-day period. Remember or write down requests they make of you or each other in everyday situations (bring a cup of tea, make a sandwich, close a window, etc.) Remember that a request can be made in a variety of forms; it can be worded as a question or as a statement. For example, “Will you pour me a cup of tea?” or “I am hungry”!
Choose one of the requests you hear and answer the questions in the Report Form. Choose a request based on its popularity and familiarity. Note whether the request was a typical one or one unusual for this person.
Take part in discussing the project, keep an ear tuned to the speech around you, and help in creating a collective portrait of the request as a genre of modern speech.