English Vocab List

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

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