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

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