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in which a parent repeats a child's utterances and adds extra meaning or information
a spelling error that occurs when a grammatical rule is stretched
referencing to something that will be mentioned later in the text
children are taught up to 44 phonemes and their related graphemes
field specific lexis
ord choices by younger children to aid them in achieving britton's 'poetic' stage
words used by children which point to things around them
the reduction of a word to one of its morphemes
a form of politeness that children learn in conversations
a spelling error in which the right letters are mixed up
words that imply power; examples include must, will
this version of 's' is used in texts before the printing press to suggest a certain pronounciation of 's'
a word used to emphasise meaning; examples include very, greatly
when words are taken and adapted into other languages
in which a child starts a sentence with a mistake, stops and begins again
the meaning of a word gradually degrades over time
the alteration of words to make new grammatical forms
these cause difficulties for young language learners
the use of this helps to create a more formal register
the ability to form negative sentences
a spelling error in which the child writes only the sounds they hear
doing this will reinforce meaning for a reader
when two words are mixed together to create a new one
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a polite version of an expression used to avoid offense
the meaning of a word widens
this is created by the use of words with similar meanings
graphemes which go above or below the line
children are encouraged to recognise whole words
the meaning of a word gradually improves over time
varied sounds which do not repeat syllables
a word used to label something is stretched to include something else
words used to indicate topic shift
use of grammar which is incorrect but logical
a sentence that is merely a statement
children are encouraged to break down words into phonemes and look for patterns
a string of words with the same first letter
the creation of new words through adding suffixes and prefixes
impolite strategies in conversations, also known as overlaps
compressing phrases such as 'would not' into one word; informal
a running commentary, the kind of talk that occurs when a child is alone
when words are no longer used, they are...
phonological error of adding an extra vowel to a sound
a sentence questioning something
comparing the subject to something else in order to create meaning
a spelling error in which the wrong letter is used
many theorists believe this aids language acquisition
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the meaning of a word becomes more limited
a phrase that, in itself, makes little sense but becomes clear in the context of the conversation
words that imply power but less directly; examples include should, could, may
groups of letters used to represent phonetics in text
a question on the end of a declarative
a type of phoneme young children struggle with the most
when children use knowledge of word order to assess whether a word is right
an informal expression
talk centred on improving relationships rather than gaining information
a verb that adds functional or grammatical meaning to a clause
a single word to express a whole idea
a newly coined word or expression
phonological error of emitting a consonant in a word
referencing to something mentioned earlier in the text
when children recognise the shape of a word
specific terms which fit into an overarching criteria
a sentence that contains an independent and dependent clause
words that are still in use but are old-fashioned
a joining word between two simple sentences to create a compound sentence
using the second person pronoun in a text to create a bond with the audience
overarching term for a set of words
creating a new word by combining two ones already in existence
techniques used by writers to set the scene for the reader

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