English Vocab List

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Associations between words/phrases and ideas
Features that interrupt the flow of someones speech, natural or unnaturalMy presentation
A word or phrase with no significant worth within speech
An extended piece of speech by one person
A pair of rhymed lines
An 'all seeing, all knowing' God-like narrator
A list that uses conjunctions
When a reference is made to something earlier in the textAnal
Words that link sentences together
Words associated with a particular topic/field
When speaking in this person, you would use pronouns such as 'I' 'Me' 'We' and 'Us'
An adjective describing something as the 'most' of its kind, i.e. BIGGEST
A word that describes a noun
When something not human is described as if it were
A word or phrase placed before a word or phrase to give additional informationNot a post mod or intensifier
When a speaker corrects themself during speech
A distinctive use of spoken language, often regional
When the subject of conversaton changes
The repetition of 'S' 'C' 'SH' and 'Z' sounds
A short and to the point sentenceMiss Thomas' word
A silent pause
The subject of conversation
Using a verb in a way that emphasises the object of an action rather than the person or thing performing said action
When a word or phrase has more than one possible meaning
Small talk, speech with little or no meaning
A doing word
A sentence with only one clause
When a reference is made to something that is to come within a textCatapult
An aspect of grammar, referring to the way in which the words are ordered within a sentence
When elements are missing from a sentence
In poetry, when a line has 10 syllables and the emphasis is placed on all the even syllablesdum DE dum DE dum DE dum DE dum DE
When words imitate the sounds they describe
A word with more than three syllables
A sentence which has more than one clause
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A question ended onto the end of a statement as to look for clarity
Intentional exaggeration
Uses of speech to make it more powerful, i.e. When a question asked doesn't need an answer
Something significant within social class or background which affects speech
The return to an earlier topic
The techniques used to link together different parts of the text
A word that names an object, person or feeling
The rhyming of vowel sounds within two or more words
In conversation, a two part exchange
When weather or natural elements are used to reflect moods or emotionsSammi's presentation
A new word or phraseHastened repair = Quick fix
Tone of voice
The formally correct use of the English language
When a word or expression is deemed as old
A sentence that asks a question
A sentence that gives a command or instruction
A word that establishes a relationship between two objects
Saying the opposite of what is meant
In speech, a change between an original idea, changing to a new idea
When parts of a sentence have a similar pattern or structure
A group of words with linked or associated meanings
A secondary plot running alongside the main plot
A poem of 14 lnes with a rhythm based on Iambic Pentameter
In poetry when a line carries onto the next wth no punctuation seperatingApparently French...
When the audience can visualise what is being read
When speaking in this person, you would use nouns
Unrhymed poetry based on Iambic Pentameter
A verb placed in front of another verb that helps the second one
Words that relate specifically to time or placeDeborah's fave
A word that takes the place of a noun
An adjective that makes a comparison
The accent associated with the upper class
An element in a sentence that usually indicates when, where or how something has happened
An expressive sound such as a laugh
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The type of text read (Horror, Comedy, Romance)
Words that are considered as rude
The dictionary meaning of a word
When words are shortened
An emphatic sentence, usually ending in an exclamation mark
The introduction of a topic
A word that increases or decreases the strength of another wordNot a post or pre modifier
The way language is used by a particular individual/region
A word or phrase placed after a word or phrase to give additional informationNot a pre mod or intensifier
A secondary clause within a sentence
A comparison that is not literally true as it refers to something as if it were something else
A word that gives information on a verb
Two simple sentences linked together with the use on a conjunction
A sentence that gives information or makes a statement
The form of language appropriate to a specific situation
When two or more words share a similar sound, at the beginning of the word(s)
When words or ideas are directly opposte in meaningPencil presentation by Rosie
Using your word order to highlight part of a sentence
A humurous play on words'It's GRAPE to meet you...'
Phonological aspects of speech, such as intonation, pitch or volume
Language intended to generate a personal response
A word with only one syllable
A comparison that uses the words 'Like' or 'As'
When speaking in this person, you would use pronouns such as 'You' and 'Your'
In drama, an extended speech heard only by the audience
A character created by the author to act as narratorSweaty Nick
In drama, when a character says something which has a humurous link with the audience
A voice hesitation
A list that does not use conjunctions
The omission of a sound or syllable
The words and vocab used
Words that indicate links or divisions between parts of discourseInsofar as

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