English Vocab List

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

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