English Vocab List

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

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