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    Is 'ffff' regarded as a filler?

    Because my teacher highlighted that but the person actually says that..they say ummm ffff


    I know it's not a big deal but for me it is i don't know why

    Secondly, in a transcript, if a word is unclear do you do [unclear] ? because she highlighted that a couple of times too but I don't know what to do....

    Lastly, and this is most annoying because it's all over my transcript,, the (?) shows it's a question doesn't it? because apparently it's wrong according to my teacher and i don't know how it's possible to write something down and not mark it as a question like that...then what do you do if it's an interrogative?


    Thanks a bunch
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    If it's an interrogative we've been told to just include a question mark, otherwise if a person was reading it they would read it as a declarative or something. If your teacher is being really picky, then include the rise and fall in intonation markers. (The intonation would go up seeing as a question is being asked)

    Things like 'ummm' 'ermmm' = filled pauses. Different to fillers, as these are more things like hesitation. If a pause is silent, you call it an unvoiced pause.
    Fillers = things like 'like...' 'you know' 'I mean' 'sort of' etc. Things that have very little meaningbut are often inserted into everyday speech.
 
 
 
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