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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…
15 terms
English language
A fish out of water
At snails pace
At the 11th hour
Be left high and dry
Out of place
Very slowly
At the last minute
Stranded
A fish out of water
Out of place
At snails pace
Very slowly
English Language AS Level Terms
Lexis
Semantics
Grammar
Phonology
Vocabulary
Study of meanings within a text
Organisation of language
Study of sounds in a language
Lexis
Vocabulary
Semantics
Study of meanings within a text
English language
English
Computer package
Disciptive statistics
Java programing
English
English
English
English
English
English
Computer package
English
English Language - Power in Language
Power Asymmetry
Political Power
Personal Power
Social Group power
A marked difference in the power status of individuals involv…
Held by politicians, police and those working within the law
Individuals as a result of occupation, role or status
Held by people as a result of their social variables (gender,…
Power Asymmetry
A marked difference in the power status of individuals involv…
Political Power
Held by politicians, police and those working within the law
English language
noun
verb
adverb
Progressive verb
name of something
doing word
a word that describes a verb (usually ends in 'ly')
Verb that ends in 'ing' (running and eating). Can Suggest som…
noun
name of something
verb
doing word
english language
function
Audience
Tenor of discourse
Polysyllabic lexis
the intended purpose of the text (inform, advice, persuade, a…
the intended recipients of the text. The relationship between…
the tone of the text and the relationship that you created be…
words of three or more syllables
function
the intended purpose of the text (inform, advice, persuade, a…
Audience
the intended recipients of the text. The relationship between…
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
38 terms
English Language
Sign language and gesture.
250 000 years ago.
Blowing and humming.... «w» and «m».
The natures' sounds.
How did human communicate before using their voices?
When did language begin?
What were the first two sounds made by human beings?... These tw…
What did humans imitate to make sounds?
Sign language and gesture.
How did human communicate before using their voices?
250 000 years ago.
When did language begin?
60 terms
English language
Solitude
Menace
Dwellings
Frenzied
Being alone... purdah
Something/person likely to cause harm;threat or danger
Place of residence
Wildly excited/uncontrollable ... frenetic,fraught, tumultuous,
Solitude
Being alone... purdah
Menace
Something/person likely to cause harm;threat or danger
6 terms
English Language
question 1
question 2
question 3
question 4
introductory sentence - summary of article. 4 POINTS (through…
Analyse headline, link headline to text, analyse picture, lin…
Identify 2 thoughts and 2 feelings (throughout whole text - h…
highlight imagery or descriptive language x4 at least (throug…
question 1
introductory sentence - summary of article. 4 POINTS (through…
question 2
Analyse headline, link headline to text, analyse picture, lin…
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…
7 terms
ENGLISH LANGUAGE
Phonetics
Phonology
Morphology
Lexicology
The study of the speech sounds of all human languages
The sound system of the language
The study of structure or forms of words
Different types of word class and usage
Phonetics
The study of the speech sounds of all human languages
Phonology
The sound system of the language
The English language
preposition
Noun
adjective
adverb
preposition
Noun
English language
satire
Parody
bathos
ambiguity
a mockery that points out wickedness or folly in a humorous way
an imitation of a style for humorous purposes
a change from a serious to a trivial matter
more then one meaning usually unintended
satire
a mockery that points out wickedness or folly in a humorous way
Parody
an imitation of a style for humorous purposes
22 terms
English- language
riding the crest of globalization
pitfall
common language
min-set
metaphore, globalization provides opportunity for english to…
trap, problem, disadvantage
language used commonly by ppl
way of thinking
riding the crest of globalization
metaphore, globalization provides opportunity for english to…
pitfall
trap, problem, disadvantage
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 +…
Language and Gender AS English Language
What did Janet Holmes say about male f…
What did Deborah Jones research?
What did Julia Stanley discover?
How can sexist terms be avoided?
They are direct, aggressive, competitive, dominate talking ti…
Women's language as house talk; bitching and chatting.
There were far more negative terms for women than men.
Through the use of Gender Neutral terms.
What did Janet Holmes say about male f…
They are direct, aggressive, competitive, dominate talking ti…
What did Deborah Jones research?
Women's language as house talk; bitching and chatting.
155 terms
English language
Discourse event
Text producer
Text receiver
Multi-purpose text
An act of communication occurring in a specific time and loca…
Person responsible for creating the texts spoken and written
Person interpreting a text
Text has more than one meaning
Discourse event
An act of communication occurring in a specific time and loca…
Text producer
Person responsible for creating the texts spoken and written
26 terms
English Language
Phonetics
Phonology
Morphology/Lexicology
Syntax
Speech Sounds
Phonemes , how they are organized
Structure of Words
Grammar
Phonetics
Speech Sounds
Phonology
Phonemes , how they are organized
9 terms
English Language
Archaic Language
Colloquial Language
Figurative Language
Formal language
No longer in everyday use, but sometimes used to impart an ol…
The use of familiar or conversational language
Language that is not intended to be interpreted in a literal…
Language in speaking or writing characterised by conservatice…
Archaic Language
No longer in everyday use, but sometimes used to impart an ol…
Colloquial Language
The use of familiar or conversational language
354 terms
English language
Abstract noun
Accent
Acronym
Active voice
A noun that refers to a concept, state quality or emotion
The distinctive way a speaker from a particular region pronou…
A new word made from the initial letters of all the words in…
When the subject of the sentence is directly performing the v…
Abstract noun
A noun that refers to a concept, state quality or emotion
Accent
The distinctive way a speaker from a particular region pronou…
English Language
modes of communication
speech - advantages and disadvantages
written- advantages and disadvantages
Distinguishing speech
There are two modes of communication, speech and written. the…
D- you can't have a close analysis due to speed and spontanei…
A- organization and planning leave it open for close analysis…
Less highly valued in society... Social... Dynamic and transient... Of…
modes of communication
There are two modes of communication, speech and written. the…
speech - advantages and disadvantages
D- you can't have a close analysis due to speed and spontanei…
43 terms
English Language
lexeme
lexical
lexicon
lexicology
a word
describes something being about words
your vocabulary
the study of words
lexeme
a word
lexical
describes something being about words
english language- language and gender
Peter Trudgill (1983)
jenny cheshire (reading study, 1982)
robin lackoff- language and womens pla…
janet holmes (1992)
-his study was mainly concerned with the phonological and gra…
-she studied that the speech of teenagers in Norwich and foun…
-female language is seen in some way deficient to the establi…
-suggested that tag questions were not used by women as a sig…
Peter Trudgill (1983)
-his study was mainly concerned with the phonological and gra…
jenny cheshire (reading study, 1982)
-she studied that the speech of teenagers in Norwich and foun…
51 terms
English language
Dialect
Idiolect
Intonation
Pathos
A particular form of language which is peculiar to a specific…
Individuals distinctive and unique use of language
The rise and fall of a voice when speaking
An appeal to the audiences emotions
Dialect
A particular form of language which is peculiar to a specific…
Idiolect
Individuals distinctive and unique use of language
English language
Figurative language
figures of speech
simile
metaphors
language that is used immaginatively, rather than litterally,…
comparisons between dissimilar things
uses like or as to compare two dissimilar things
speak one thing in terms of another
Figurative language
language that is used immaginatively, rather than litterally,…
figures of speech
comparisons between dissimilar things
English Language
LEXIS
SEMANTICS
GRAMMAR
PHONOLOGY
-Vocabulary of language... -Instead of 'word'
-Study how meaning is created through words and phrases
-System of rules that governs how words and sentences are con…
-Is the study of sounds in English... -How they are produced and…
LEXIS
-Vocabulary of language... -Instead of 'word'
SEMANTICS
-Study how meaning is created through words and phrases
5 terms
English language
Simple subject
Complete subject
Simple predicate
Compound predicate
The noun or pronoun who/what is doing the action... The noun or…
Contains all of the words that help identify the main person,…
The main word or phrase in the complete predicate ... Verb
Two or more verbs in a single sentence
Simple subject
The noun or pronoun who/what is doing the action... The noun or…
Complete subject
Contains all of the words that help identify the main person,…
English Language General Terms
IPA
Function Word
Content Word
Prefix
International Phonetic Alphabet, used to analyse the way in w…
Words that are needed for grammatical purposes
Words that are used to convey information
An affix attached to the start of a word
IPA
International Phonetic Alphabet, used to analyse the way in w…
Function Word
Words that are needed for grammatical purposes
English Language
Accent and Dialect
16th Century onwards
19th Century
1920's
John Culpeper (The History of English)... Clearly there is no on…
A growing number of writers designated the speech of the uppe…
This form was firmly established as the accent of the ruling…
The BBC needed to formulate a policy as to what variety of sp…
Accent and Dialect
John Culpeper (The History of English)... Clearly there is no on…
16th Century onwards
A growing number of writers designated the speech of the uppe…
English Language
Elision
Deixis
Back-Channel
Hedge
The omission/slurring of syllables
Things outside a text that cannot be understood without context
Words, phrases & noises used by a listener to show that a mes…
Words & phrases which soften/weaken the force of what is said
Elision
The omission/slurring of syllables
Deixis
Things outside a text that cannot be understood without context
English Language
Rasps
Temperament
Outset
Lubberly
To irritate;be bothered
Moody
Start
Clumsily
Rasps
To irritate;be bothered
Temperament
Moody
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
21 terms
English Language
Lingua franca
Narrowing
Broadening
Semantic shift
A language that is adapted as a common language between speak…
When a word with multiple meanings loses one of those meaning…
When a word takes on a new additional meaning
A language change process by which the meaning of a word chan…
Lingua franca
A language that is adapted as a common language between speak…
Narrowing
When a word with multiple meanings loses one of those meaning…
English Language
Three key things to look for when read…
Audience
Age
Knowledge
Audience, purpose and writer's techniques
Age, knowledge, opinions
Is the subject matter aimed at a particular age group?
What do you need to know in order to make sense of the passage?
Three key things to look for when read…
Audience, purpose and writer's techniques
Audience
Age, knowledge, opinions
English language
noun
pronoun
verb
adjective
names a person, place, thing or idea
takes place of a noun
expresses an action, an occurrence, or state of being
modifies a noun or pronoun
noun
names a person, place, thing or idea
pronoun
takes place of a noun
166 terms
English Language
Mode
Oppositional View
Continuum
Sub-mode
The medium of communication.
A broad way of defining modes, which suggests that their qual…
A way of representing differences by placing texts along a li…
A sub-division of mode, such as poetry, drama and conversation.
Mode
The medium of communication.
Oppositional View
A broad way of defining modes, which suggests that their qual…
English language
Emotive language
Anecdote
Facts and statistics
Opinions
Appealing to reader's emotions, eg guilt
A brief encounter of the writer's personal experience
True statements, percentages, numbers etc
A personal belief, often stated as a fact
Emotive language
Appealing to reader's emotions, eg guilt
Anecdote
A brief encounter of the writer's personal experience
English language
Simile
Metaphor
Personification
Hyperbole
that directly compares two things through the explicit use of…
identifies something as being the same as some unrelated thin…
an idea or an animal is given human attributes. The non-human…
exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken litera…
Simile
that directly compares two things through the explicit use of…
Metaphor
identifies something as being the same as some unrelated thin…
18 terms
English language
jutes are settlers from
jutes possibly had conflict in beowulf…
angelos came from
saxons came from
denmark (jutland)
danes
angeln, gemany
saxon, germany
jutes are settlers from
denmark (jutland)
jutes possibly had conflict in beowulf…
danes
14 terms
English language
Linguist
Linguistics
Indo-European
Beowulf
a person skilled in foreign languages.
the scientific study of language and its structure
relating to the family of languages spoken over the greater p…
Definition of Beowulf. : a legendary Geatish warrior and hero…
Linguist
a person skilled in foreign languages.
Linguistics
the scientific study of language and its structure
English Language
Mode
Non-standard Australian English
Context/Locale
Domain/Field/Topic
the form language takes: spoken, written, signed
language varieties which do not conform to the standard variety
place and time of language use, the circumstances in speech a…
the sphere of activity, concern, interest or field
Mode
the form language takes: spoken, written, signed
Non-standard Australian English
language varieties which do not conform to the standard variety
45 terms
English Language
Anthrop-
Miso-
Phon-
-Graph
Mankind, Human (Anthropology)
Hate (Misogynist)
Sound (Phonics)
Writing (Phonograph)
Anthrop-
Mankind, Human (Anthropology)
Miso-
Hate (Misogynist)
English language
The Celts
Romans Invasion
Celts and language
Romans and language
- also called " Britons"... - From Belgium, France, Spain... - Peac…
- Stayed in Britain from 50 before Christ and 450 after Chris…
- not many traces... - bcs pushed away (Ireland, Scotland)... - lan…
- Latin had an enormous influence on English... - Names ending i…
The Celts
- also called " Britons"... - From Belgium, France, Spain... - Peac…
Romans Invasion
- Stayed in Britain from 50 before Christ and 450 after Chris…
English language
Lexicology
Syntax
Discourse analysis
Semantics
The study and categorisation of words (noun, verbs. Ect)
The way words combine to create sentences
The study of connected sentences and how they form to connect…
The study into the meaning behind language
Lexicology
The study and categorisation of words (noun, verbs. Ect)
Syntax
The way words combine to create sentences
39 terms
English Language.
accent
Analogy
Acronym
clause
the pronunciation that distinguishes where a speaker comes fr…
A process comparing two things by their similarities
A pronounceable word made up of initials
A group of related words containing a subject and a verb
accent
the pronunciation that distinguishes where a speaker comes fr…
Analogy
A process comparing two things by their similarities
10 terms
English Language
Metaphor
Personification
Similie
Alliteration
comparison
non-human object human characteristics
comparison using like or as
repetition consonant sound
Metaphor
comparison
Personification
non-human object human characteristics
117 terms
English Language
SYNTAX
TURN-TAKING STRATEGIES
DISCOURSE PARTICLES
TOPIC MANAGEMENT
This refers to the rules governing how words are combined to…
Strategies for holding or passing the floor
Short expressions or words which have an important function i…
Conversational strategies for controlling the topic.
SYNTAX
This refers to the rules governing how words are combined to…
TURN-TAKING STRATEGIES
Strategies for holding or passing the floor
36 terms
English language
Adjacent pair
Anthropomorphic
Binary opposition
Capitalisation
When one speaker speaks followed by a reply from another
Human characteristics or feeling to animals
Any paired oppositions eg darkness and light
Upper case letters throughout creates excessive emphasise
Adjacent pair
When one speaker speaks followed by a reply from another
Anthropomorphic
Human characteristics or feeling to animals
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