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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
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
25 terms
The English Language
languages
present
unlike
proud
שפות
עכשיו
לא כמו
גאה
languages
שפות
present
עכשיו
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…
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…
10 terms
The English Language
gain
widespread
a field
vary
oppnå
utbredt
et område
variere
gain
oppnå
widespread
utbredt
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…
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
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…
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
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…
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
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
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…
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
47 terms
The English Language
borrow
conquest
present
mixture
להשאיל
כיבוש
עכשיו, הווה
תערובת
borrow
להשאיל
conquest
כיבוש
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…
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
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…
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…
17 terms
English and Language
anachronism
dissuade
bibliophile
extemporaneous
Something out of place in time or history
to persuade not to do.
a lover of books
impromptu; done without advance preparation
anachronism
Something out of place in time or history
dissuade
to persuade not to do.
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?
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…
English Language
I clean my shoes everyday
Do I clean my shoes everyday
Ido not clean my shoes everyday
She plays tennis twice a weak
affirmative form
interrogative form
negative form
affirmative form
I clean my shoes everyday
affirmative form
Do I clean my shoes everyday
interrogative form
550 terms
ENGLISH LANGUAGE
I
a
an
man
je
un, une
un, une
homme
I
je
a
un, une
6 terms
English language
eat
warm
make
get
їсти
Тепло
Производить, делать
Получать
eat
їсти
warm
Тепло
8 terms
English Language
Syllable
Connected speech
Phoneme
Phonemic symbols
A part of a word that usually contains a vowel sound, eg pen…
Spoken language in which the words join to form a connected s…
The smallest sound unit which can make a difference to meanin…
The characters we use which represent the different sounds or…
Syllable
A part of a word that usually contains a vowel sound, eg pen…
Connected speech
Spoken language in which the words join to form a connected s…
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…
16 terms
English Language Language and Gender
Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis is the theory t…
Gender Metaphor- proposed metaphors th…
Influence of patriarchy- (male dominat…
Gender representation in toy adverts-…
Edward Sapir and Benjamin Lee Whorf
Janet Holmes
Deborah Cameron
Caldas-Coulthard & van Leeuwen
Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis is the theory t…
Edward Sapir and Benjamin Lee Whorf
Gender Metaphor- proposed metaphors th…
Janet Holmes
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.
19 terms
English language
Interpret
Opinion
Language for emotive effect
Connotation
Explain the meaning of something in your own words, showing y…
A view or judgement not necessarily based on fact or knowledge.
Words and phrases that are deliberately used to provoke an em…
An idea or feeling suggested in the addition to the main mean…
Interpret
Explain the meaning of something in your own words, showing y…
Opinion
A view or judgement not necessarily based on fact or knowledge.
17 terms
English language
Orthographical features
Triadic structure
Clause level analysis and positioning
Ellipsis
How a text looks/ how the words look.
This is when there are three things listed in a row. ... e.g. I…
For what purpose was a clause positioned the way it was.
Missing out words through the means of lexicons or punctuatio…
Orthographical features
How a text looks/ how the words look.
Triadic structure
This is when there are three things listed in a row. ... e.g. I…
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.
115 terms
English language
turquoise
permeate
Pareidolia
deceive
1. A greenish-blue colour,... 2. A semi-precious stone, typicall…
to penetrate... To spread throughout... ex: Under the Emperor Const…
1. tendency to perceive meaningful images in meaningless visu…
delude... beguile... hoodwink... dupe... mislead... v. To mislead by or as b…
turquoise
1. A greenish-blue colour,... 2. A semi-precious stone, typicall…
permeate
to penetrate... To spread throughout... ex: Under the Emperor Const…
19 terms
English Language - Spoken Language
Ellipsis
Back-channeling
Non-fluency features
Elision
Part of a grammatical structure is omitted without affecting…
Used to give feedback to speaker to show they are being under…
Hesitation, repetition, fillers. Interrupt the flow of talk.…
Slurring together of sounds or syllables
Ellipsis
Part of a grammatical structure is omitted without affecting…
Back-channeling
Used to give feedback to speaker to show they are being under…
73 terms
English language
turquoise
permeate
Pareidolia
deceive
1. A greenish-blue colour,... 2. A semi-precious stone, typicall…
to penetrate... To spread throughout... ex: Under the Emperor Const…
1. tendency to perceive meaningful images in meaningless visu…
delude... beguile... hoodwink... dupe... mislead... v. To mislead by or as b…
turquoise
1. A greenish-blue colour,... 2. A semi-precious stone, typicall…
permeate
to penetrate... To spread throughout... ex: Under the Emperor Const…
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.
152 terms
Picture English Language
Human Body
Skin
Cell
Fungi
.
.
.
Human Body
Skin
.
12 terms
English Language Language and Occupation
Institutional Talk - workplace and pro…
Power & Politeness in the Workplace- 2…
Communities of Practice- Wenger descri…
Asymmetrical Power- 'asymmetrical powe…
Drew and Heritage (1992)
Holmes and Stubbe
Etienne Wenger
Jurgen Habermas
Institutional Talk - workplace and pro…
Drew and Heritage (1992)
Power & Politeness in the Workplace- 2…
Holmes and Stubbe
33 terms
English GCSE Language Terms
Irony
Analogy
Personificatioon
Simile
Expressing something by using words that mean the opposite (h…
explaining something in terms of something else
Giving an inanimate object human characteristics. This builds…
Comparing two objects as they have something in common (e.g.…
Irony
Expressing something by using words that mean the opposite (h…
Analogy
explaining something in terms of something else
39 terms
English Language, Language Change
Acronym
Affix
Archaism
Assimilation
A lexicalised word made up from initial letters (sounded as a…
Additing morphemes to the front or back of existing words…
Old word or phrase no longer in general use
One sound affects other sounds close by e.g 'don't you' -…
Acronym
A lexicalised word made up from initial letters (sounded as a…
Affix
Additing morphemes to the front or back of existing words…
77 terms
English language- child language
The three word stage-
Nouns, verbs, adjectives (referring to…
Pronouns, prepositions, auxiliary verbs.
Any sound or set of sounds used to ref…
The Telegraphic stage
The Telegraphic stage- content words
The Telegraphic stage- function words
word
The three word stage-
The Telegraphic stage
Nouns, verbs, adjectives (referring to…
The Telegraphic stage- content words
36 terms
English and Language
homograph
homophone
parentheses
adjective
words spelled the same but that have different meaning... bat- a…
words pronounced the same but that have different meaning... ate…
punctuation marks that set off explanatoy material within text
word or phrase that describes or modifies a noun... the BRAWNY l…
homograph
words spelled the same but that have different meaning... bat- a…
homophone
words pronounced the same but that have different meaning... ate…
26 terms
English language- child language
Lennenberg
Object Permanence
Piaget's 4 stages
Chomsky is a(n)...
The ability to acquire language is subject to critical period…
Piaget- ability to understand that objects have an independen…
1. Sensorimotor Stage (0-2 Years)... Emphasis on movement and ph…
Innatist
Lennenberg
The ability to acquire language is subject to critical period…
Object Permanence
Piaget- ability to understand that objects have an independen…
75 terms
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
18 terms
English Language - Language Change
Coinage
Borrowing
Compounding
Clipping
The deliberate creation of a new word. E.g. muggle
Borrowing of words/concepts from other languages. E.g. croiss…
Words are combined together to form new words. E.g. manbag, c…
Words are shortened and the shortened form becomes the norm.…
Coinage
The deliberate creation of a new word. E.g. muggle
Borrowing
Borrowing of words/concepts from other languages. E.g. croiss…
27 terms
English Language - Language Change
Dwight Bollinger (1980)
Labov ' Martha's Vineyard Research' (…
Donald Mackinnon (1996)
The printing press
Highlighted the increasing use of euphemisms in advertising.…
We subconsciously change our language to identify ourselves w…
Categorises the attitudes people have to language use: ... Incor…
It was introduced in 1476 by William Caxton ... Emergence of an…
Dwight Bollinger (1980)
Highlighted the increasing use of euphemisms in advertising.…
Labov ' Martha's Vineyard Research' (…
We subconsciously change our language to identify ourselves w…
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