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English Language Test --- Pre-Ap--- Husbands
c. 4000-1000 BC, what happens?
What do historians call the people who…
BC
AD
Various tribes of central Europe disperse and settle Eurasia
Indo-Europeans because they eventually populated present day…
Before Christ
Anno Domini
c. 4000-1000 BC, what happens?
Various tribes of central Europe disperse and settle Eurasia
What do historians call the people who…
Indo-Europeans because they eventually populated present day…
25 terms
Pre-AP English/Language Arts
Annotate
Argument
Body Paragraph
Characterization
Comment; make explanatory notes
A statement put forth and supported by evidence
A middle paragraph in an essay. It develops a point you want…
A method an author uses to let readers know more about the ch…
Annotate
Comment; make explanatory notes
Argument
A statement put forth and supported by evidence
208 terms
English Language Test --- Pre-Ap--- Husbands
c. 4000-1000 BC, what happens?
What do historians call the people who…
BC
AD
Various tribes of central Europe disperse and settle Eurasia
Indo-Europeans because they eventually populated present day…
Before Christ
Anno Domini
c. 4000-1000 BC, what happens?
Various tribes of central Europe disperse and settle Eurasia
What do historians call the people who…
Indo-Europeans because they eventually populated present day…
39 terms
Pre-Ap English Academic Language
Cause/Effect
Classification
Contrast
Comparison
Argue that the presentation of a cause will result in the not…
Identifies the subject as part of a whole.
Showing how the subject is different to something else.
Showing how the subject is similar to something else.
Cause/Effect
Argue that the presentation of a cause will result in the not…
Classification
Identifies the subject as part of a whole.
23 terms
Pre-AP English 9: Figurative Language
Alliteration
Consonance
Assonance
Onomatopoeia
Use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed s…
The repetition of consonants especially at the ends of words
The repetition of similar vowels in the stressed syllables of…
Using words that imitate the sound they denote
Alliteration
Use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed s…
Consonance
The repetition of consonants especially at the ends of words
10 terms
English I PreAP Words about Language 8/24/15
argot (n)
archaic (adj)
connotation (n)
denotation (n)
a secret language
Antiquated or ancient; old-fashioned and rarely used
an idea or feeling that a word invokes in addition to its lit…
the literal (dictionary) or primary meaning of a word, in con…
argot (n)
a secret language
archaic (adj)
Antiquated or ancient; old-fashioned and rarely used
28 terms
Pre-AP English II: History of the English Language
Around what time did various tribes of…
In reference to time periods, what doe…
In reference to time periods, what doe…
In reference to time periods, what doe…
c. 4000 to 10000 BC
circa
before christ
anno domini (in the year of our lord)
Around what time did various tribes of…
c. 4000 to 10000 BC
In reference to time periods, what doe…
circa
42 terms
Figurative Language (English 2 Pre-AP)
Alliteration
Allusion
Apostrophe
Diction
repetition of the same sound at the beginning of successive w…
a reference to another text, current event, or assumed knowle…
when the speaker addresses something not present or not alive
analyze only unusual word choice such as archaic language or…
Alliteration
repetition of the same sound at the beginning of successive w…
Allusion
a reference to another text, current event, or assumed knowle…
19 terms
Pre-AP English Basics (like figurative language)
Hyperbole
Hyperbole (example)
Alliteration
Alliteration (example)
an extreme exaggeration or overstatement
"I could eat a whole horse!"
repetition of the same beginning consonants
"She sells seashells by the seashore."
Hyperbole
an extreme exaggeration or overstatement
Hyperbole (example)
"I could eat a whole horse!"
10 terms
Pre-AP English: Poetry (figurative language test)
When the wind blew, the blades of gras…
When the wind blew, the blades of gras…
When I heard the exciting news, my hea…
When I heard the exciting news, my hea…
simile
To illustrate the appearance of the grass's energetic movement.
personification
To emphasize the news's cheerful impact on the speaker.
When the wind blew, the blades of gras…
simile
When the wind blew, the blades of gras…
To illustrate the appearance of the grass's energetic movement.
15 terms
Pre Ap Language arts
tangible
quarry
disarming
amenity
capable of being touched or felt. having actual form and subs…
the object of a hunt;prey
removing or overcoming suspicion;inspiring confidence
something that adds up to ones comfort or convenience
tangible
capable of being touched or felt. having actual form and subs…
quarry
the object of a hunt;prey
14 terms
English 1 Pre AP
Expressive writing
Theme
moral courage
ethics
When you write to express yourself and when the writing is no…
The overall meaning or message of the story but is not stated…
When you do something for someone or something even though th…
your beliefs that control you actions
Expressive writing
When you write to express yourself and when the writing is no…
Theme
The overall meaning or message of the story but is not stated…
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English 1 Pre-AP Language-Vocabulary Unit 1
afflicted
ardent
clandestine
egregious
Suffering or sickened
Enthusiastic or passionate
Secret, concealed; underhanded
Extremely bad; flagrant
afflicted
Suffering or sickened
ardent
Enthusiastic or passionate
16 terms
Pre-AP Language
titanic
metamorphis
martial
odyssey
gigantic , colossal
change shape or form
warlike
...
titanic
gigantic , colossal
metamorphis
change shape or form
53 terms
Figurative Language & Literary Terms (Pre-AP English 1)
metaphor
simile
foreshadowing
personification
a comparison between two things that are basically dissimilar…
a comparison between two things that are basically dissimilar…
events or words that hint at an action to come later on in th…
the act of giving human qualities to something that is not hu…
metaphor
a comparison between two things that are basically dissimilar…
simile
a comparison between two things that are basically dissimilar…
31 terms
Pre AP language words
Caul
Marquisette
Palmetto fronds
Doodlebug
Membrane that sometimes covers a babys head at birth
Thin netlike fabric
Fanlike leaves of a palm tree
Larva of a type of insect also a shuttle train that goes back…
Caul
Membrane that sometimes covers a babys head at birth
Marquisette
Thin netlike fabric
36 terms
PRE-AP LANGUAGE Midterm
action verb
linking verb
adjective modifier
clause
A verb that expresses either physical or mental activity
A verb that does not show action but connects the subject wit…
A word, phrase, or clause that acts as an adjective in qualif…
group of words containing a subject and a verb
action verb
A verb that expresses either physical or mental activity
linking verb
A verb that does not show action but connects the subject wit…
42 terms
English Pre-AP Terminology
Tone
Motif
Mood
Conflict
The attitude a writer takes toward the reader, subject, or ch…
A recurring idea in a work of literature
The overall emotion created by a work of literature
A struggle or clash between opposing forces
Tone
The attitude a writer takes toward the reader, subject, or ch…
Motif
A recurring idea in a work of literature
16 terms
1st Semester Exam figurative language Pre-AP English 10
Antithesis
Cliche
Connotation
Denotation
a direct juxtaposition of structurally parallel words, phrase…
a timeworn expression that through overuse has lost its power…
the emotional implications that words may carry
The specific, exact meaning of a word, independent of its emo…
Antithesis
a direct juxtaposition of structurally parallel words, phrase…
Cliche
a timeworn expression that through overuse has lost its power…
14 terms
Pre-AP English I Literary Devices and Figurative Language Terminology
Allusion
Imagery
Denotation
Connotation
a reference to a... historical... person, place,... object, work of... ar…
describing a... person, place,... object, or action... with sensory... de…
the literal... (dictionary)... definition(s) of a... word
the neutral,... positive, and/or... negative... attitudes and... associat…
Allusion
a reference to a... historical... person, place,... object, work of... ar…
Imagery
describing a... person, place,... object, or action... with sensory... de…
11 terms
Pre-AP Language Arts
Jeering
Hurled
Sullenly
Woe
Laughing at
Threw something
Morse way, or hostile
Grief or distress
Jeering
Laughing at
Hurled
Threw something
20 terms
Pre-Ap Language Arts
Adage
Bonanza
Churlish
Citadel
proverb or wise saying
a rich mass of ore in a mine; something very valuable profita…
Lacking politeness or good manners
a fortress that overlooks and protects a city; any strong or…
Adage
proverb or wise saying
Bonanza
a rich mass of ore in a mine; something very valuable profita…
Pre-ap Language Arts
Biography
Biology
racism
cubism
an account of someones life written by someone else
the study of living organisms
the belief that all members of each race possess characterist…
an early 20th-century style and movement in art
Biography
an account of someones life written by someone else
Biology
the study of living organisms
15 terms
Pre-Ap Language Arts
Supplementary
Disposition
Benign
Prohibition
Something extra to fill the gap
Mood or attitude
Some one that is kind and gentel
outlawing something
Supplementary
Something extra to fill the gap
Disposition
Mood or attitude
31 terms
Language arts pre-ap
Timid
Interval
Feint
Plaintive
Shy
Pitch difference
Bluffing
Mournful
Timid
Shy
Interval
Pitch difference
Pre-Ap Language Vocabulary
(1) Abashed
(1) Baffled
(1) Candid
(1) Derisive
ashamed or embarrassed; disconcerted
to confuse, bewilder, or perplex
frank; outspoken; open and sincere; straightforward, up-front…
characterized by or expressing derision" contemptuous; mockin…
(1) Abashed
ashamed or embarrassed; disconcerted
(1) Baffled
to confuse, bewilder, or perplex
12 terms
Pre-AP Language
abolish
cantankerous
detest
entreaty
to put to an end
irritable, grouchy
dislike intensely
passionate request
abolish
to put to an end
cantankerous
irritable, grouchy
30 terms
pre-ap language arts
amass
adage
venerated
wanton
to bring together; to collect, gather
a proverb; a wise saying
to look up to with great respect
reckless; heartless
amass
to bring together; to collect, gather
adage
a proverb; a wise saying
10 terms
Pre-AP Language Arts
Indignant
Sardonic
Callous
Forthright
feeling or showing anger or annoyance at what is perceived as…
Grimly mocking or cynical
Having an insensitive and cruel disregard for others
Direct or outspoken; sraightforward and honest
Indignant
feeling or showing anger or annoyance at what is perceived as…
Sardonic
Grimly mocking or cynical
18 terms
Language art Pre-Ap
Allusion
Characterization
Internal conflict
External conflict
Indirect or passing reference
Details about a character in a story
Serious disagreement or argument within one selve
Serious disagreement and argument with a force outside of the…
Allusion
Indirect or passing reference
Characterization
Details about a character in a story
17 terms
Pre Ap Language
Asyndeton
Polysyndeton
Understatement
Anaphora
Commas used without conjunctions to separate a series of words.
A sentence which uses a conjunction with NO commas to separat…
A statement that says less than what it means.
Repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of t…
Asyndeton
Commas used without conjunctions to separate a series of words.
Polysyndeton
A sentence which uses a conjunction with NO commas to separat…
42 terms
Pre-AP English Language & Composition Rhetorical Terms & Glossary
Alliteration
Allusion
Anecdote
Assonance
is the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of wor…
is a reference to a well-known person, place, or thing from l…
is a short, simple narrative of an incident; often used for h…
is the repetition of vowel sounds between different consonant…
Alliteration
is the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of wor…
Allusion
is a reference to a well-known person, place, or thing from l…
26 terms
AP English Language Mythological Allusions
Achilles' heel
Adonis
Apollo
Atlantean
MEANING: one spot that is most vulnerable; one weakness a per…
MEANING: a handsome young man... ORIGIN: Aphrodite loved him and…
MEANING: a physically perfect male... ORIGIN: the God of music a…
MEANING: strong like Atlas... ORIGIN: Atlas carried the globe (w…
Achilles' heel
MEANING: one spot that is most vulnerable; one weakness a per…
Adonis
MEANING: a handsome young man... ORIGIN: Aphrodite loved him and…
27 terms
Language Arts Pre-AP
Alliteration
Hyperbole
Metaphor
Simile
the same letter at the beginning of a word, many times in a row
an extreme exaggeration
when something is used to describe something else: but is not…
used to describe something else- (like or as) ex: she ran as…
Alliteration
the same letter at the beginning of a word, many times in a row
Hyperbole
an extreme exaggeration
14 terms
Pre-AP English 1 : Literary Devices and Figurative Language Terminology
allusion
imagery
denotation
connotation
a reference to a historical person, place, object, work of ar…
describing a person, place, object, or action with sensory de…
the literal (dictionary) definition(s) of a word
the neutral, positive, and/or negative attitudes and associat…
allusion
a reference to a historical person, place, object, work of ar…
imagery
describing a person, place, object, or action with sensory de…
10 terms
pre-AP english
fatalistic
elated
pensive
licentious
adj. believing that all events in life are inevitable and are…
adj. in high spirits; exultantly proud and joyful
adj. dreamily thoughtful
adj. morally unrestrained
fatalistic
adj. believing that all events in life are inevitable and are…
elated
adj. in high spirits; exultantly proud and joyful
20 terms
AP English Language Review
Parallelism
Anaphora
Paradox
Asyndeton
the use of components in a sentence that are grammatically th…
the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of succes…
A seemingly contradictory statement that is actually true
The lack of conjunctions where they normally would be used
Parallelism
the use of components in a sentence that are grammatically th…
Anaphora
the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of succes…
39 terms
AP English Language and Composition Greek/Latin Pre/Suffixes
Phobia
Phil
Mis
Dys
fear
loving
hate (opposite of Phil.)
bad
Phobia
fear
Phil
loving
84 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
The repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginning…
A reference, usually oblique or faint, to another thing, idea…
Uncertain or indefinite; subject to more than one interpretat…
Allegory
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
Alliteration
The repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginning…
66 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary
Ad Hominem Argument
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Attacks the opposing speaker or another person rather than ad…
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
The repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginning…
A reference, usually oblique or faint, to another thing, idea…
Ad Hominem Argument
Attacks the opposing speaker or another person rather than ad…
Allegory
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
66 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary
Ad Hominem Argument
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Attacks the opposing speaker or another person rather than ad…
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
The repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginning…
A reference, usually oblique or faint, to another thing, idea…
Ad Hominem Argument
Attacks the opposing speaker or another person rather than ad…
Allegory
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
Pre-AP English 1
Allusion
Couplet
Quatrain
Quatrain Rhyming: (letters)
A reference to a person, place or thing indirectly
Two line poem that has rhythm and the same metre
A four line poem usually with alternating rhymes
ABAC
Allusion
A reference to a person, place or thing indirectly
Couplet
Two line poem that has rhythm and the same metre
56 terms
Pre-AP English terms
Inference
Archetype
Dynamic character
Static character
opinion with evidence to support
an original pattern or model from which all other things of t…
(changing character)
character stays the same
Inference
opinion with evidence to support
Archetype
an original pattern or model from which all other things of t…
100 terms
AP English language Terms
Personification
Antithesis
Oxymoron
Sarcasm
The assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or conc…
the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are bal…
From the Greek for "pointedly foolish," ___ is a figure of sp…
from the Greek meaning "to tear flesh," ___ involves bitter,…
Personification
The assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or conc…
Antithesis
the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are bal…
12 terms
vocab for language arts pre-ap
Metaphor
Alliteration
Simile
Hyperbole
A comparison without using like or as
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
A comparison using "like" or "as"
A figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong e…
Metaphor
A comparison without using like or as
Alliteration
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
13 terms
Pre-AP Language Arts Terms
1st person
2nd person
3rd person omniscient
Ironic
First person singular point of view uses the "I" pronoun to r…
Another uncommon point of view is second person, using the "y…
Third person omniscient point of view allows the author to de…
Is a figure of speech in which words are used in such a way t…
1st person
First person singular point of view uses the "I" pronoun to r…
2nd person
Another uncommon point of view is second person, using the "y…
49 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary
Ad Hominem Argument
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Attacks the opposing speaker or another person rather than ad…
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
The repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginning…
A reference, usually oblique or faint, to another thing, idea…
Ad Hominem Argument
Attacks the opposing speaker or another person rather than ad…
Allegory
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
80 terms
Pre AP Language Arts Vocabulary
Ameliorate
Conserve
Detriment
Exotic
Become better, make better, improve
Keep from waste, save
Injury, damage, something that causes disadvantage
Introduced from another country, foreign
Ameliorate
Become better, make better, improve
Conserve
Keep from waste, save
28 terms
Pre-AP English 1 Flashcards
Narrative poem
Stanza
Quatrain
Repetition
A poem that tells a story.
A group of lines forming a section within a poem; similar to…
A four-line stanza in a poem.
Repeated use of sounds, words, or ideas for effect and emphas…
Narrative poem
A poem that tells a story.
Stanza
A group of lines forming a section within a poem; similar to…
33 terms
Pre-AP English 2 Flashcards
Characterization
Direct characterization
Indirect characterization
Protagonist
How the author reveals the personality of a character.
The author makes direct statements about a character's person…
The author reveals information about a character's personalit…
The main character (not always the "good guy").
Characterization
How the author reveals the personality of a character.
Direct characterization
The author makes direct statements about a character's person…
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