English Vocab List

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

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