English Vocab List

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

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