English Vocab List

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

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