English Vocab List

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

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