Oxford English 2, Unit 2 - Communication '

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17 terms · Oxford English: An International Approach Book 2, Unit 2 - Communication, 'Beyond Words' Vocabulary, pp. 24-29

to text

to send a written message on a mobile phone

verbal

communication using spoken words

non-verbal

expressed without words

to mime

telling a story or acting out a dramatic or comical scene by means of hand and body movements rather than speaking (pantomime)

sign language

A form of communication that uses mainly hand movements to convey messages

to be lost for words

to be so shocked, surprised, full of admiration etc. that you cannot speak

facial

of or concerning the face

fluently

easily and rapidly, as in speaking or writing

talkative

friendly and open and willing to talk

offstage

a stage area out of sight of the audience

moral

the significance or the message of a story or event

to conquer

To fight for and win the territory of another country or empire

to entertain

writing meant for enjoyment (it could make you cry, laugh, or scream!)

stock characters

a stereotypical character, one we are familiar with

melancholy

a feeling of thoughtful sadness

intermittent

stopping and starting at irregular intervals

intrigue

to plot in a secret way; to scheme

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