English Vocab List

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

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