English Vocab List

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

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