English Vocab List

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

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