English Vocab List

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

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