English Vocab List

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

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