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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…
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…
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
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…
43 terms
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…
21 terms
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
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
10 terms
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…
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…
24 terms
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…
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…
100 terms
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…
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
163 terms
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…
82 terms
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…
32 terms
English GCSE Language Devices (Words)
Adjectives
Adverb
Alliteration
Dialogue
A word that describes a noun
A word that describes an action of a verb
A group of words that begin with the same letter or a sound
A conversation between two or more people
Adjectives
A word that describes a noun
Adverb
A word that describes an action of a verb
46 terms
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…
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…
12 terms
English Language Terms
Metaphor
Simile
Verb
Adverb
A comparison not using like or as
A comparison using "like" or "as"
An action word
A word that describes a verb
Metaphor
A comparison not using like or as
Simile
A comparison using "like" or "as"
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…
25 terms
The English Language
languages
present
unlike
proud
שפות
עכשיו
לא כמו
גאה
languages
שפות
present
עכשיו
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.
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
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
The English Language
gain
widespread
a field
vary
oppnå
utbredt
et område
variere
gain
oppnå
widespread
utbredt
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
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…
10 terms
English language- History of language
Viking period (400-1150)
French reign (1066)
The Caxton printing press (1476)
The Grammarians (1551- )
They used a lot of old Norse words and introduced them into t…
It's thought that they introduced 1000 words into the English…
This printing press helped standarise language in publishing…
This period helped introduce punctuation and grammar to the E…
Viking period (400-1150)
They used a lot of old Norse words and introduced them into t…
French reign (1066)
It's thought that they introduced 1000 words into the English…
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…
23 terms
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
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…
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…
255 terms
English language
Labov
John Ayto's oxford dictionary
James orr - daily telegraph piece
The national geographic
focused on dialectology in Martha's vineyard, an island which…
It is a book of rhyming slang - thought to have originated to…
2,000 adults including half from the capital, found the world…
cockney rhyming slang made a stunning comeback spreading beyo…
Labov
focused on dialectology in Martha's vineyard, an island which…
John Ayto's oxford dictionary
It is a book of rhyming slang - thought to have originated to…
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?
8 terms
09 English Written language features
Simile
Metaphor
Personification
Alliteration
A simile is a comparison that always contains words such as l…
A metaphor is a direct comparison between two objects.
Personification is where something not human is treated as if…
Alliteration is the repetition on consonant sounds at the beg…
Simile
A simile is a comparison that always contains words such as l…
Metaphor
A metaphor is a direct comparison between two objects.
20 terms
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…
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
47 terms
The English Language
borrow
conquest
present
mixture
להשאיל
כיבוש
עכשיו, הווה
תערובת
borrow
להשאיל
conquest
כיבוש
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.
History of English Language
Beowulf
First recorded conversation
Anglo-Saxon invasions
Viking invaders (briefly) rule
1000
1010 ... - the earliest recorded example of an English conversat…
around the 8th century
11th century
Beowulf
1000
First recorded conversation
1010 ... - the earliest recorded example of an English conversat…
34 terms
Language Change Flashcards
1476
1755
1611
1762
William Caxton establishes the first English printing press
England's Samuel Johnson publishes his Dictionary of the Engl…
King James version of the Bible published
Robert Lowth releases A Short Introduction to English Grammar
1476
William Caxton establishes the first English printing press
1755
England's Samuel Johnson publishes his Dictionary of the Engl…
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…
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.
5 terms
Language Flashcards
5 subsystems of language
define phonology
define phonetics
define phonemes
phonetics and phonology, morphology and lexicology, syntax, d…
the study of the sound system and the different patterns of s…
actual physical sounds that humans utter in making intelligib…
the minimal distinctive sounds in a language-there are 44 in…
5 subsystems of language
phonetics and phonology, morphology and lexicology, syntax, d…
define phonology
the study of the sound system and the different patterns of s…
20 terms
Language Flashcards
Character Development
Foreshadowing
Mood
Narrator
The ways in which a character changes and evolves throughout…
A narrative device that hints at coming events; often builds…
Feeling or atmosphere that a writer creates for the reader
Person telling the story
Character Development
The ways in which a character changes and evolves throughout…
Foreshadowing
A narrative device that hints at coming events; often builds…
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