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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
The English language
historisk grunn (årsak)
århundre
regjeringstid
felles
historical reason
century
reign
common
historisk grunn (årsak)
historical reason
århundre
century
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
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…
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
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
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
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'
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…
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
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…
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…
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…
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.
25 terms
The English Language
languages
present
unlike
proud
שפות
עכשיו
לא כמו
גאה
languages
שפות
present
עכשיו
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
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…
English Language- Language change
Acronym
Affix
Archaism
Assimilation
A word made up from initial letters sounded as a word e.g. RA…
Adding morphemes to the front or back of existing words e.g.…
Old word or phrase no longer in general use
One sound affects other sounds close by
Acronym
A word made up from initial letters sounded as a word e.g. RA…
Affix
Adding morphemes to the front or back of existing words e.g.…
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
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…
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.
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
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…
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.
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…
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
59 terms
English Language
Vegetative
Cooing
Babbling
Proto-words;
sounds of discomfort of reflexive actions - 0-4 months
comfort sounds and vocal play using open-mouthed vowel sounds…
repeated patterns of consonants and vowel sounds - 6-12 months
word-lie vocalizations, not matching actual words but used co…
Vegetative
sounds of discomfort of reflexive actions - 0-4 months
Cooing
comfort sounds and vocal play using open-mouthed vowel sounds…
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
English Language
Lexeme
Affixation
Prefix
Suffix
a lexical unit of language, as a word or base, vocabulary ite…
involves the addition of bound morphemes to a word stem
Precedes the root ... Eg. un-, im-
Follows the root... Eg. -s, -ing, -ed
Lexeme
a lexical unit of language, as a word or base, vocabulary ite…
Affixation
involves the addition of bound morphemes to a word stem
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
119 terms
English Language
Pronouns
Articles
Interjection
Auxiliary Verbs
Replace a noun (he/she/it/they)
Introduces a noun (the/a/an)
Huh? Yeah? Wow!
Helping words (be, do, have), verb that supports the main ver…
Pronouns
Replace a noun (he/she/it/they)
Articles
Introduces a noun (the/a/an)
9 terms
English Language
Lexi
Denotation
Connotation
Semantic
Word.
Literal meaning of a word.
Emotional meaning of a word.
Denotative and connotative meaning of words.
Lexi
Word.
Denotation
Literal meaning of a word.
English Language
Context
Stereotype/representation
Subject/topic
Spontaneous speech
Consider relationship of speakers. Is there a power hierachy?…
Are there any gender stereotypes? How is gender represented,…
Is it stereotypical? Male topics (sport) female topics (shopp…
What features are present e.g fillers, pauses, unintended rep…
Context
Consider relationship of speakers. Is there a power hierachy?…
Stereotype/representation
Are there any gender stereotypes? How is gender represented,…
31 terms
English language
Discourse community
Intertextuality
Register
Phatic talk
People that sheere the same values and bileefs.
A text whit in a text
A variety of language that is associated with a particular si…
Small talk
Discourse community
People that sheere the same values and bileefs.
Intertextuality
A text whit in a text
39 terms
English Language
Digression
Colloquialism
Dialect
Socio- economic status
When you go off the subject
Everyday phrases
Form of language with different features of vocabulary, gramm…
class
Digression
When you go off the subject
Colloquialism
Everyday phrases
45 terms
English Language
Common Noun
Abstract Noun
Proper Noun
Verb
A naming word for things that are tangible.
Naming an idea, concept, state of being or belief. eg Love, t…
Naming word usually used to describe places or people.
A word that represents an action or process - a doing word.
Common Noun
A naming word for things that are tangible.
Abstract Noun
Naming an idea, concept, state of being or belief. eg Love, t…
83 terms
English language
Functions of language
Syntax
Morphology
Semantics
To realte socailly, to communicate and to express feelings
The study of how words form sentences
The study of word formation
The study of meaning in language
Functions of language
To realte socailly, to communicate and to express feelings
Syntax
The study of how words form sentences
25 terms
English Language
rendering
induction
deduction
analogy
to make or create
specific to generalized conclusion for argument
you look at reasons or examine the possibilities to argument
comparison
rendering
to make or create
induction
specific to generalized conclusion for argument
10 terms
The English Language
gain
widespread
a field
vary
oppnå
utbredt
et område
variere
gain
oppnå
widespread
utbredt
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?
20 terms
English Language
Interrogative sentence
Declaritive sentence
Complex sentence
Common noun
A question
a statement
consists of a main clause and one or more subordinate clauses
a naming word for a thing that is tangible
Interrogative sentence
A question
Declaritive sentence
a statement
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…
33 terms
English Language
Metalanguage
Utterance
Context
Multipurpose text
Language about language
A segment of speech
The background against which a text conveys it's meaning
A text that clearly has more than one purpose
Metalanguage
Language about language
Utterance
A segment of speech
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…
36 terms
English Language: Language Techniques
adverb
metaphor
strong auxiliary verb
simile
shows how, when, where, why and to what extent
gives comparison
strength to verb
comparison
adverb
shows how, when, where, why and to what extent
metaphor
gives comparison
35 terms
English Language - Language and gender
Overt marking
Unmarked form
Marked form
Mental Process
Marking that takes places through affixation
The measured norm against which marked lexical items can be c…
That which stands out from the norm e.g mistress, waitress, i…
Describing perception thoughts or speech
Overt marking
Marking that takes places through affixation
Unmarked form
The measured norm against which marked lexical items can be c…
6 terms
English Language
Common Noun
Abstract Noun
Proper Noun
Verb
A naming word
A naming word for an idea, consept, state of being or beleif
A noun with a capital letter
A doing word
Common Noun
A naming word
Abstract Noun
A naming word for an idea, consept, state of being or beleif
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…
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…
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