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

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