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

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