English Vocab List

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

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