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35 terms
English language flashcards (grammar)
Active voice
Passive voice
Adverbial
Agent
A clause construction with the agent noun phrase in subject p…
A clause construction with the affected noun phrase in subjec…
A phrase modifying a verb (e.g. 'He opened the present [at th…
The noun producing or controlling the dynamic action of a ver…
Active voice
A clause construction with the agent noun phrase in subject p…
Passive voice
A clause construction with the affected noun phrase in subjec…
5 terms
English language flashcards (methods)
Discourse
Graphology
Phonology
Pragmatics
Extended stretches of communication; one complete text, with…
The visual aspects of textual design and appearance.
Production and description of the sounds of a language; inclu…
Social conventions and implied meanings encoded in language.
Discourse
Extended stretches of communication; one complete text, with…
Graphology
The visual aspects of textual design and appearance.
14 terms
English language flashcards (lexical analysis)
Synonyms
Antonyms
Collocation
Colloquialism
Two or more words with similar meanings.
Two or more words with opposite meanings.
The idea of certain words being likely to appear alongside ce…
An informal word/phrase more likely to be used in the spoken…
Synonyms
Two or more words with similar meanings.
Antonyms
Two or more words with opposite meanings.
50 terms
AP English Language Flashcards
Alliteration
Allusion
Anadiplosis
Anaphora
The occurence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of…
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
Repetition of a word or words in successive clauses in such a…
Deliberate repetition of the first part of the sentence in or…
Alliteration
The occurence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of…
Allusion
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
62 terms
AP English Language Flashcards
allegory
alliteration
allusion
antagonist
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
Repetition of consonant sounds. EX: Peter Piper Picked a Peck…
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
A person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or som…
allegory
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
alliteration
Repetition of consonant sounds. EX: Peter Piper Picked a Peck…
VCE English Language Flashcards
What are the five purposes of language…
What is a simple sentence?
What is a complex sentence?
What is a compound sentence?
A means of conveying information, an instrument of action, ma…
One independent clause
An independent clause and a dependent clause
Two independent clauses
What are the five purposes of language…
A means of conveying information, an instrument of action, ma…
What is a simple sentence?
One independent clause
33 terms
English Language Flashcards
Assimilation
Adjacency Pairs
Back Channeling/Minimal Responses
Breathing - Sharp or Slow
A phonological process in which a sound is altered to make it…
Two-part exchanges that follow a predictable pattern and have…
Short responses by the audience in a spoken situation to indi…
Signals the speaker's emotions or state of mind.... Sharp/rapid…
Assimilation
A phonological process in which a sound is altered to make it…
Adjacency Pairs
Two-part exchanges that follow a predictable pattern and have…
11 terms
English Language Flashcards
Question 1A
Question 1B
Question 2
Question 3
- Write down 4 things about the text... - Simply copy and paste…
- P.E.E, Two average sized paragraphs... - Always use different…
- Explain what you learn question... - Point Evidence Explain De…
- ARFORESTIA IS KEY... - PEEDM... - Explain effects the language fe…
Question 1A
- Write down 4 things about the text... - Simply copy and paste…
Question 1B
- P.E.E, Two average sized paragraphs... - Always use different…
AP English Language Flashcards
consecrate
reverence
querulous
pedantic
(v.) to make sacred, hallow; to set apart for a special purpose
deep respect for someone or something
inclined to complain; irritable
Excessively concerned with book learning and formal rules
consecrate
(v.) to make sacred, hallow; to set apart for a special purpose
reverence
deep respect for someone or something
23 terms
English Spoken Language Flashcards
Utterance
Hesitations
Voiced Pauses
False Starts
A piece of dialogue - equivalent to a spoken sentence
When a person pauses in speech
Non-verbal fillers like 'um' or 'er'
When a person starts talking then stops and reforms the utter…
Utterance
A piece of dialogue - equivalent to a spoken sentence
Hesitations
When a person pauses in speech
25 terms
Figurative Language Flashcards for Adv english
figurative language
simile
metaphor
hyperbole
language used by writers to produce images in readers' minds…
a comparison of two things using like or as
a direct comparison of two different things
extreme exaggeration
figurative language
language used by writers to produce images in readers' minds…
simile
a comparison of two things using like or as
English Shakespear's Language flashcards
Anon
Aught
Aye
Betimes
Soon, right away
Anything
Always, ever
Soon, early
Anon
Soon, right away
Aught
Anything
14 terms
Figurative Language for English Language Learners
simile
personification
metaphor
onomatopoeia
Comparing two unlike things using words such as "like" or "as…
A nonhuman subject is given human characteristics
A comparison of two unlike things
A word that imitates the sound it represents.
simile
Comparing two unlike things using words such as "like" or "as…
personification
A nonhuman subject is given human characteristics
AP English Language and Composition Flashcards (Set 1)
allegory
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or interest reference to something which is presumab…
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
15 terms
English Language Flashcards-9/1/15
Histrionic
Facetious
Incisive
Flippant
Excessively dramatic or emotional... He was very histrionic when…
Playfully Humorous... He was ncie, in addition he was very facet…
Direct and effective ... When she attacked Donald Trump, she wa…
Marked by respectful levity or indifference... He was flippant…
Histrionic
Excessively dramatic or emotional... He was very histrionic when…
Facetious
Playfully Humorous... He was ncie, in addition he was very facet…
English Language Arts Flashcards Hints and deffinitions
Hint
Analogy
Example of an analogy
Figurative language
Use context clues within the sentences to determine the words…
identifies a similarity between like features of two differen…
Analogies can be written using special notations with colons.…
Is when you use a word or phrase that does not have its norma…
Hint
Use context clues within the sentences to determine the words…
Analogy
identifies a similarity between like features of two differen…
The English language
historisk grunn (årsak)
århundre
regjeringstid
felles
historical reason
century
reign
common
historisk grunn (årsak)
historical reason
århundre
century
80 terms
AP ENGLISH LANGUAGE & COMPOSITION FLASHCARDS 1
ad hominem argument
allegory
allusion
ambiguity
argument that appeals to emotion
using a character symbolically to represent an abstraction to…
a direct or indirect reference to something which is commonly…
meanings of a word, phrase, sentence, or passage that can be…
ad hominem argument
argument that appeals to emotion
allegory
using a character symbolically to represent an abstraction to…
36 terms
English Language
Phonology
Morphology
Lexicology
Syntax
Study of sound systems in language
Study of word structure
Study of words
Sentence types/sentence structure
Phonology
Study of sound systems in language
Morphology
Study of word structure
10 terms
English Language Arts 8th Stem Flashcards
de... demur
punct... poignant
tude... lassitude
pre... apprehend
down... to object
point... sharp
state of... languor
before... to understand
de... demur
down... to object
punct... poignant
point... sharp
30 terms
English Language Arts Flashcards Prefixes and Suffixes
Pre-
Post-
Mono-
Poly-
Before/ In Advance
After
One
Many
Pre-
Before/ In Advance
Post-
After
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5 Steps to the AP English Language Flashcards
abstract
Ad Hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
in an argument, an attack on teh person rather than on the op…
a work that functions on a symbolic level
the repetition of initial consonant sounds, such as "Peter Pi…
abstract
refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
Ad Hominem
in an argument, an attack on teh person rather than on the op…
36 terms
IB English Language - Stories
plot
introduction
rising action
climax
The events of the story or the series of actions that make up…
The reader meets the characters and discovers the setting. Re…
Builds up the story (the longest part)— a series of steps tha…
Here, the reader finds out what happens to the conflict, or h…
plot
The events of the story or the series of actions that make up…
introduction
The reader meets the characters and discovers the setting. Re…
42 terms
English language- language change
Semantic shift
Amelioration
Pejoration
Broadening
How the meaning of words change
The meaning of a word becoming more positive over time
The meaning of a word becoming more negative over time
The meaning of a word becomes broader over time
Semantic shift
How the meaning of words change
Amelioration
The meaning of a word becoming more positive over time
15 terms
Language and Technology - English Language AS
Phonetic spelling
Variant spelling
Vowel omission
Initialisms
'Charlie, Delta, Tango'
'Goin'
'Wknd'
'PMSL, WTF, LMFAO'
Phonetic spelling
'Charlie, Delta, Tango'
Variant spelling
'Goin'
20 terms
English Language
Noun
Pronoun
Proper Noun
Verb
Names a person, place, thing, or idea
Replaces a person, place, thing, or idea
An important person, place, thing, or idea
An action
Noun
Names a person, place, thing, or idea
Pronoun
Replaces a person, place, thing, or idea
14 terms
English language
rhetorical question
imperative
adverb
abstract noun
a question that does not require an answer
a word that gives advice or instructions or that expresses a…
the part of speech that is used to add detail to a verb
a noun such as courage or freedom that names an idea event qu…
rhetorical question
a question that does not require an answer
imperative
a word that gives advice or instructions or that expresses a…
English Language
Pronouns
Synonyms
Antonyms
Homonym
This is a word or phrase that means exactly or nearly the sam…
A word opposite in meaning to another
This is a word that is said or spelled the same way as anothe…
Pronouns
Synonyms
This is a word or phrase that means exactly or nearly the sam…
83 terms
Language Arts English language Glossary
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," ______ is meant to hu…
Personification
The assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or conc…
Antithesis
the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are bal…
120 terms
Language Arts English language Glossary
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…
English Language
different types of literature... short st…
a series of related events that make u…
background information the author give…
The time and place
Genres
Plot
Exposition
Setting
different types of literature... short st…
Genres
a series of related events that make u…
Plot
AS English Language Summer Assignment Flashcards
poignant
pragmatic
somber
insipid
evoking a keen sense of sadness or regret.
dealing with things sensibly and realistically in a way that…
dark or dull in color or tone; gloomy
lacking flavor.
poignant
evoking a keen sense of sadness or regret.
pragmatic
dealing with things sensibly and realistically in a way that…
English Language - AQA AS - Framework Areas Flashcards
Spontaneous Speech
Planned Speech
Represented Talk
Transactional Talk
Unplanned, less fluent, overlaps, interuptions, less formal.…
Written in advance, less likely to have non-fluency features…
Planned, but tries to represent spontaneous speech. For examp…
The main purpose is to get something done or to aquire someth…
Spontaneous Speech
Unplanned, less fluent, overlaps, interuptions, less formal.…
Planned Speech
Written in advance, less likely to have non-fluency features…
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…
10 terms
Language Flashcards
Provisions
Dexterity
Influential
Contributions
Stocks of foods and other necessary supplies.
Skill or grace in using the hands, body, or mind.
Having or exercising influence.
Something that is given.
Provisions
Stocks of foods and other necessary supplies.
Dexterity
Skill or grace in using the hands, body, or mind.
25 terms
English Language Vocabulary 1
deviant spelling
formal register
informal register
archaic language
Non-standard language used for deliberate effect in writing
A more polite, highly structured language.
Use of slang, colloquial, contractions and is in a relaxed tone
Old-fashioned, out-of-date language and expressions.
deviant spelling
Non-standard language used for deliberate effect in writing
formal register
A more polite, highly structured language.
Teas V English and Language Usage Flashcards
Adjective
Adverb
Noun
Pronoun
A decriptive word that modifies a noun or pronoun
A word that modifies a verb, adjective, or another adverb and…
A word for a person place or thing
A word that replaces and refers to a noun, so that the noun d…
Adjective
A decriptive word that modifies a noun or pronoun
Adverb
A word that modifies a verb, adjective, or another adverb and…
English Language AS Terminology
Abbreviation
Abstract Noun
Acronym
Active Voice
etc., eg., aka.
love, dream, October, celebration
NEET - not in education, employment or training... BOGOF - Buy o…
The DOG eats the BONE.
Abbreviation
etc., eg., aka.
Abstract Noun
love, dream, October, celebration
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…
English Language
Chronic
Synchronize
Chronicle
Chronological
Continuing a long time or recurring frequently
To cause to indicate the same time, as one timepiece with ano…
a record of events in order of time; a history
arranged in order of time
Chronic
Continuing a long time or recurring frequently
Synchronize
To cause to indicate the same time, as one timepiece with ano…
40 terms
German words in the English language
angst
pretzel
waltz
verboten
(n) strong anxiety, and unhappiness; a feeling of dread. I fe…
A thin roll of dough, salted on he outside, baked in the form…
A type of dance in 3/4 time popularized in, and around Vienna…
(Adjective) forbidden, prohibited
angst
(n) strong anxiety, and unhappiness; a feeling of dread. I fe…
pretzel
A thin roll of dough, salted on he outside, baked in the form…
19 terms
Language flashcards
Rising action
Characterization
Plot
Mood
In a plot is a series of relevant incidents that create suspe…
A description of qualities or peculiarities in a given charac…
Parts of story, that also answer what happens in a story.
A particular feeling the author gives off to its reader.
Rising action
In a plot is a series of relevant incidents that create suspe…
Characterization
A description of qualities or peculiarities in a given charac…
AS English Language Master
The dog is brown.
Are you ok?
I won!
Do your homework.
Declarative
Interrogative
Exclamatory
Imperative
The dog is brown.
Declarative
Are you ok?
Interrogative
10 terms
The History of the English Language
Old English
Anglo-Saxon
Middle English
1066
What is another name for the Anglo-Saxon language?
In what language was Beowulf written?
Author Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1343 - 1400), who wrote "The Cant…
What year was the Norman Invasion of England?
Old English
What is another name for the Anglo-Saxon language?
Anglo-Saxon
In what language was Beowulf written?
46 terms
English Language Glossary (Heworth)
active voice
adjective
adverb
alliteration
verb used to indicate that the subject of a sentence is being…
a word used to enhance the meaning of a noun.
a word that adds to the meaning of a verb or adjective or ano…
repetition of the initial letter in adjacent words.
active voice
verb used to indicate that the subject of a sentence is being…
adjective
a word used to enhance the meaning of a noun.
58 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary and Terms
Alliteration
Ambiguity
Analogy
Anaphora
The repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginning…
Uncertain or indefinite; subject to more than one interpretat…
The correspondence or resemblance between two things that are…
repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of t…
Alliteration
The repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginning…
Ambiguity
Uncertain or indefinite; subject to more than one interpretat…
20 terms
AP English Language Summer Vocabulary Quiz
The fisherman went to the bank. This i…
An Anecdote is
Ethos, Logos, Pathos are
Author's distinguishing style, tone, p…
Lexical Ambiguity
A brief story used to illustrate or make a point.
Appeals
Voice
The fisherman went to the bank. This i…
Lexical Ambiguity
An Anecdote is
A brief story used to illustrate or make a point.
25 terms
The English Language
languages
present
unlike
proud
שפות
עכשיו
לא כמו
גאה
languages
שפות
present
עכשיו
40 terms
Language Flashcards
Character
active voice
authors purpose
connotation
the mental and moral qualities distinctive to an individual.
the subject is doing the acting, as in the sentence.
is the reason an author decides to write about a specific top…
an idea or feeling that a word invokes in addition to its lit…
Character
the mental and moral qualities distinctive to an individual.
active voice
the subject is doing the acting, as in the sentence.
32 terms
English Language: Language and Occupation
Restricted Lexis
Inferential Framework
Discourse community
phatic communication
Language that is specific to a career
basic values that are commonly understood
people who speak the same way
small talk
Restricted Lexis
Language that is specific to a career
Inferential Framework
basic values that are commonly understood
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