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107 terms
English Language
Phonetics and Phonology
Phoneme
IPA
Prosodic features
The study of speech sounds and sound systems of language.
Smallest, distinct unit of sound
International Phonetics Alphabet
Stress, pitch, intonation, utterance
Phonetics and Phonology
The study of speech sounds and sound systems of language.
Phoneme
Smallest, distinct unit of sound
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
22 terms
AP English Language Historical Allusions
Attila
berserk
blarney
Casanova
MEANING: barbarian, rough leader... ORIGIN: King of the Huns fro…
MEANING: destructively or frenetically violent, mental or emo…
MEANING: has also come to mean to placate with soft talk or t…
MEANING: a man who is amorously and gallantly attentive to wo…
Attila
MEANING: barbarian, rough leader... ORIGIN: King of the Huns fro…
berserk
MEANING: destructively or frenetically violent, mental or emo…
57 terms
English Language - Language and Mode
Accommodation
Accent
Adjacency Pair
Asynchronous Communication
The process of adapting one's speech to make it more or less…
The specific way words are pronounced according to region.
Two utterances that have a logical and natural link, and comp…
A communication in which the participants do not need to be p…
Accommodation
The process of adapting one's speech to make it more or less…
Accent
The specific way words are pronounced according to region.
69 terms
A Level English Language - Spoken Language
accommodation
convergence
divergence
asynchronous
altering one's speech to fit in with another's style of speec…
where a speaker moves towards another speaker's accent, diale…
where a speaker actively distances his/her own style of speec…
a delay between utterance and response
accommodation
altering one's speech to fit in with another's style of speec…
convergence
where a speaker moves towards another speaker's accent, diale…
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
60 terms
English language
What is a common noun?
What is a proper noun?
What is a collective noun?
What are count nouns?
a general person, place or thing
Important names of things, always has a capital letter
group word
Things that can be counted
What is a common noun?
a general person, place or thing
What is a proper noun?
Important names of things, always has a capital letter
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.
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
17 terms
The English Language
influence
dictionary
widespread
discovery
påvirke
ordbok
utbredt
oppdagelse
influence
påvirke
dictionary
ordbok
34 terms
AP English Language Biblical Allusions
Alpha and Omega
Armageddon
blind leading the blind
Cain and Abel/brother's keeper
MEANING: The beginning and the end... ORIGIN: from Revelations i…
MEANING: used to refer to any final conflict on a great scale…
MEANING: one of little experience teaching or showing someone…
MEANING: to indicate someone avoiding responsibility for the…
Alpha and Omega
MEANING: The beginning and the end... ORIGIN: from Revelations i…
Armageddon
MEANING: used to refer to any final conflict on a great scale…
15 terms
Beginning English Academic Language
Character
Climax
Conflict
Foreshadowing
A person in a short story, novel or play
The most exciting moment in the story
The problem in a story
When you get an idea about what is going to happen in the fut…
Character
A person in a short story, novel or play
Climax
The most exciting moment in the story
19 terms
Beginning English Academic Language
Cause and Effect
Character
Climax
Compare and Contrast
The relationship between an action and the result of the acti…
A person portrayed in a short story, novel or play.
Point of highest suspense and action in a story.
Measuring similarities and differences between two subjects
Cause and Effect
The relationship between an action and the result of the acti…
Character
A person portrayed in a short story, novel or play.
14 terms
English Language and Composition #3
Claim
Grounds
Warrant
Backing
A statement that the speaker is asking the audience to accept…
Basis of real persuasion and the rest of the argument. The re…
Shows the relationship between the grounds and the claim, leg…
Gives answers to different questions and supports the warrant…
Claim
A statement that the speaker is asking the audience to accept…
Grounds
Basis of real persuasion and the rest of the argument. The re…
17 terms
English language- power in language
Political power
Personal power
Social group power
Instrumental power
Power with the law backing it up
An individual power due to roll in organisation e.g. Manger
An individual power due to social class
Power used to maintain and enforce authority
Political power
Power with the law backing it up
Personal power
An individual power due to roll in organisation e.g. Manger
61 terms
English Language
Old English
Norman Invasion
Old French
Middle English
Anglo-Saxons; oral language; irregular past tense; inflection…
1066; French influence now; King Harold II of England defeate…
spoken by upper class; inflections
ed past tense; sounded differently (before GVS); unaccented l…
Old English
Anglo-Saxons; oral language; irregular past tense; inflection…
Norman Invasion
1066; French influence now; King Harold II of England defeate…
95 terms
English Language Acquisition Food
baked potato
beans
bread
cheeseburger
baked potato
beans
19 terms
English Language - Language and Region
Accent
Dialect
Standard English
Non-Standard English
How we pronounce the language we speak.
The specific lexis, syntax and grammar of varieties of English.
The 'mainstream' dialect of English. Considered to be 'correc…
Different from 'majority' or 'normal' usage of English and ma…
Accent
How we pronounce the language we speak.
Dialect
The specific lexis, syntax and grammar of varieties of English.
15 terms
English language
Prescriptivist
Descriptivist
Damp Spoon
Crumbling Castle
There are rules that define how language should be used, and…
Language is defined by what people do with it
New forms arise from sheer laziness, like dipping a damp spoo…
The English Language is like a beautiful stately home that sh…
Prescriptivist
There are rules that define how language should be used, and…
Descriptivist
Language is defined by what people do with it
26 terms
English Language
Exclamation mark
Question mark
Comma
Colon
Used to express a command
End of a direct question
Listing, indicate parenthesis, mark a slight pause
Used before a list or to indicate an explanation to follow
Exclamation mark
Used to express a command
Question mark
End of a direct question
35 terms
English language
Simile
Assonance
Alliteration
Antithesis
Comparison an object using like or as. ... Ex. The tree swayed i…
Repetition of a vowel sound in a line of text or poetry.... Ex.…
Series of words in a row have the same first consonant sound.…
opposition, or contrast of words/ideas in a balanced or paral…
Simile
Comparison an object using like or as. ... Ex. The tree swayed i…
Assonance
Repetition of a vowel sound in a line of text or poetry.... Ex.…
15 terms
English Language
Oxymoron
Metaphor
Hyperbole
Juxtaposition
Two words that appear to be controdictory
Saying something is something
Exaggeration
Placing along side
Oxymoron
Two words that appear to be controdictory
Metaphor
Saying something is something
44 terms
English Language
Phonetics and phonology
Morphology and lexicology
Semantics
Syntax
Speech sounds and sound systems of language
Structure and form of words
Meaning in language
Rules of words and determining how words are combined into se…
Phonetics and phonology
Speech sounds and sound systems of language
Morphology and lexicology
Structure and form of words
47 terms
english language
hopper and zahn
lakoff
fishman
holmes
status and solidarity 1980s
language and women's place 1975
division of labour 1970-90s
tag questions 1980s
hopper and zahn
status and solidarity 1980s
lakoff
language and women's place 1975
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…
28 terms
10 English Written language features
Simile
Metaphor
Personification
Repetition
A simile is a comparison of two things by using 'like' or 'as'.
A metaphor is a direct comparison between two objects.
When an idea or object is given human qualities.
Deliberately restated words, within or between sentences, for…
Simile
A simile is a comparison of two things by using 'like' or 'as'.
Metaphor
A metaphor is a direct comparison between two objects.
8 terms
English Language
NOUNS
Adjectives
Adverbs
Determiners
Nouns are people, places, or things, They tell us what we are…
Adjectives modify, or describe, nouns. The words tall, beauti…
Adverbs modify adjectives, verbs, or other adverbs. They tell…
Articles, quantifiers, and other determiners modify nouns. Th…
NOUNS
Nouns are people, places, or things, They tell us what we are…
Adjectives
Adjectives modify, or describe, nouns. The words tall, beauti…
37 terms
English language
Discourse
Lexis
Grammar
Graphology
The way text created identities for particular individual\lon…
The vocabulary system:meaning of the word
The structural relationships within and between sentences and…
Language created by images and designs to create meaning
Discourse
The way text created identities for particular individual\lon…
Lexis
The vocabulary system:meaning of the word
18 terms
English Language
Adjectives
Verbs
Alliteration
Similes / metaphors
A word that describes a noun (e.g. beautiful, amazing, ugly).
A doing word (e.g. running, walking, making).
The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
A figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an…
Adjectives
A word that describes a noun (e.g. beautiful, amazing, ugly).
Verbs
A doing word (e.g. running, walking, making).
24 terms
English language
motto
artificial language
regional dialect
mutually
Just do it
Esperanto
The distinct form of a language spoken in a certain geo. area
kölcsönös, reciprocal
motto
Just do it
artificial language
Esperanto
37 terms
English language basics
Syntax
Lexis
Lexicon
Lexeme
Sentence structure
Words
All words
Word
Syntax
Sentence structure
Lexis
Words
35 terms
English Language Arts Vocabulary
synonym
hyperbole
metaphor
simile
a word that has the same meaning as another word
A figure of speech using deliberate exaggeration or overstate…
A comparison without using like or as
A comparison of two things using like or as
synonym
a word that has the same meaning as another word
hyperbole
A figure of speech using deliberate exaggeration or overstate…
12 terms
English Language
Question 1- 8 Marks
Question 2 8 Marks
Question 3- 8 Marks
Question 4- 16 Marks
15 Minutes
15 Minutes
15 Minutes
30 Minutes (5 Mins planning & 25 Mins Writing)
Question 1- 8 Marks
15 Minutes
Question 2 8 Marks
15 Minutes
English language
Verb
Adjective
Simile
Metaphor
Doing or being word
To describe a noun
Comparison using "like" or "as"
Comparison using "is"
Verb
Doing or being word
Adjective
To describe a noun
17 terms
English Language
Abbreviations
Aliteration
Allusion
Antonym
Letters or shortened word used instead of a full word or phrase
The repetition of consonant sounds
An indirect reference to something else that exists in litera…
A word which means the opposite of another
Abbreviations
Letters or shortened word used instead of a full word or phrase
Aliteration
The repetition of consonant sounds
English Language
Abbreviations
Alliteration
Sibilance
Allusion
letter or shortened word used instead of a full word or phrase
The repetition of a consonant sound - usually at the beginnin…
repetition of an 's' sound
A covert, passing, or indirect reference to something else th…
Abbreviations
letter or shortened word used instead of a full word or phrase
Alliteration
The repetition of a consonant sound - usually at the beginnin…
36 terms
English Language
Register
Context
Audience
Purpose
Refers to whether it is formal or informal.
Situation in which the communication occurs.
Who the communication is intended for.
Reason for the communication.
Register
Refers to whether it is formal or informal.
Context
Situation in which the communication occurs.
24 terms
English Language
Noun
Verb
Adjective
Adverb
Object place name feeling
Action or state of being
Add detail to noun
Add detail to verb
Noun
Object place name feeling
Verb
Action or state of being
9 terms
English Language
Touching the Void
Beach Safety
Climate Change: The Facts
A Game of Polo with a Headless Goat
Violence and Pain Joe suffered... Sense of helplessness + insign…
Large Font... Colors... Logo, Banners... Clear Instructions... Engaging +…
Subheadings... Humour ... Statistics... Importance of how serious situ…
Sense of Danger... Chaotic Anarchy... Free, adventurous characters…
Touching the Void
Violence and Pain Joe suffered... Sense of helplessness + insign…
Beach Safety
Large Font... Colors... Logo, Banners... Clear Instructions... Engaging +…
36 terms
English Language
Accommodation
Acronym
Anaphoric reference
Auxiliary verb
A theory suggesting we adjust our speechh to 'accommodate' th…
A word formed from the initial letters of other words.
A word or expression that refers back to another part of the…
A verb placed in front of a main verb.
Accommodation
A theory suggesting we adjust our speechh to 'accommodate' th…
Acronym
A word formed from the initial letters of other words.
31 terms
English language
What is a purpose of an adjective
Spesific types of adjectives
Proper adjectives
Demonstrative
They describe noun or pronouns. They come bofore a noun or pr…
...
Formed from a proper noun they get a capital letter
Words like this, that, these, those can be used as adjectives…
What is a purpose of an adjective
They describe noun or pronouns. They come bofore a noun or pr…
Spesific types of adjectives
...
24 terms
English language
possessive adjective
Resultative Adjective
Superlative
Discourse marker
My, your, his, her, its, our, and their are the English posse…
A Resultative adjective is an adjective that is placed postpo…
The Superlative is the form of an adjective or adverb that sh…
A discourse marker is a word or phrase used in a conversation…
possessive adjective
My, your, his, her, its, our, and their are the English posse…
Resultative Adjective
A Resultative adjective is an adjective that is placed postpo…
27 terms
English Language
Adjective
Adverb
Alliteration
Analogy
A word that describes a noun or a pronoun
A word that gives extra information about a verb
When words that are close together start with the same sound
A comparison to show how one thing is similar to another, mak…
Adjective
A word that describes a noun or a pronoun
Adverb
A word that gives extra information about a verb
12 terms
English Time 1 - Classroom Language
make a line
make a circle
listen
quiet
make a line
make a circle
18 terms
English language
Purpose of a diary or journal
Purpose of a short story
Purpose of a character profile
Purpose of a report
To recount
To entertain
To describe
To evaluate
Purpose of a diary or journal
To recount
Purpose of a short story
To entertain
13 terms
English Language
Bloody caravaners
Fearless Aussie tradie wrangles massiv…
Diminutives
Bloody quote
Complaints dismissed after the board deemed bloody to be a co…
Undercut authority and promote egalitarianism. Aussies like t…
Verbal signage that we belong to the same mob -kel richards... D…
Bloody has now become an important indicator of australianess…
Bloody caravaners
Complaints dismissed after the board deemed bloody to be a co…
Fearless Aussie tradie wrangles massiv…
Undercut authority and promote egalitarianism. Aussies like t…
40 terms
English Language
Simple Sentence
Compound Sentence
Complex Sentence
Complex Compound Sentence
One finite verb, deals with one idea, One main clause 'e.g. A…
2 or more main clauses, 2 or more finite verbs 'e.g. Dan play…
A t least one main clause, 1 subordinate clause 'e.g. Candice…
At least 2 main clauses, 1 subordinate clause 'e.g. Although…
Simple Sentence
One finite verb, deals with one idea, One main clause 'e.g. A…
Compound Sentence
2 or more main clauses, 2 or more finite verbs 'e.g. Dan play…
76 terms
English Language
What is a noun?
What is a pronoun?
What is a verb?
What is an adverb?
A name of thing or feeling
Pronouns stand in place of a noun
Verbs show actions are state of beings
Describes or modifies a verb, adjective or another adverb
What is a noun?
A name of thing or feeling
What is a pronoun?
Pronouns stand in place of a noun
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…
14 terms
English Language - The origin of Language
The divine source
The divine source - The tests and the…
The divine source - The evidence for t…
The natural sound source.
In most religions there appears to be a divine source that gi…
An Egyptian pharaoh tried the experiment with two new born ba…
Very young children living without access to human language g…
The human language auditory sound system is already functioni…
The divine source
In most religions there appears to be a divine source that gi…
The divine source - The tests and the…
An Egyptian pharaoh tried the experiment with two new born ba…
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