English Vocab List

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

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