English Vocab List

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

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