English Vocab List

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

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