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5 Matching questions

  1. appositional phrase
  2. Participial Phrase
  3. colloquialisms
  4. cadence
  5. homophones
  1. a A verb form that is used as an adjective
    Example: Sleeping soundly, she got her rest. Chewing loudly, people started to stare.
  2. b the rhythmic rise and fall of oral language.
  3. c expressions usually accepted in informal situations, such as wicked awesome.
  4. d identifies or describes a nearby noun, as illustrated in the way that 'my favourite author' indentifies the author. An embedded appostional pharse is set within the body of the sentence rather than coming at the beginning or the end.
  5. e These are words that are pronounced the same, but have different meanings and spelling.
    example: capital (seat of the government) and capitol (government building)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the basic unit of measurement of a line of metrical poetry. Except for a spondee, it usually has one stressed syllable (/) and one or more unstressed syllable (ˇ). There are five basic descriptions.
  2. autobiographical account of the life of a slave
  3. a comparison of two things that are alike in some ways.
  4. A second-language learner internalizes his own systematic set of rules to use for speaking and understanding the second language, thus creating an interlanguage.
  5. a method of representing the sounds of a language by written or printed symbols; only partially regular (i.e., the spelling of a word is not a perfect guide to its pronunciation). In the transition to Modern English, the pronunciation of many words changed while their spelling did not.

5 True/False questions

  1. Negative side of second-language developmentlanguage used for descriptive effect rather than literal meaning and including at least one figure of speech.


  2. assonancethe repetition of final consonant sounds in words containing different vowels, as in "fresh cash" or "yard bird."


  3. clichethe rhythmic rise and fall of oral language.


  4. coupleta stanza made up of two rhyming lines that follow the same rhythmic pattern.


  5. denouementconversation between characters in a literary work.