English Vocab List

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

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