English Vocab List

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

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