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42 terms
English Language
There are only a few apples left -> Th…
Jane washed the dishes and then went t…
I was surprised at how good the food w…
We have run out of cheese -> There___…
are not many
after she had
have not expected
isn't any
There are only a few apples left -> Th…
are not many
Jane washed the dishes and then went t…
after she had
20 terms
English - a World Language
mother tongue
foreign language
lingua franca
manage
morsmål
fremmedspråk
fellesspråk
klare seg
mother tongue
morsmål
foreign language
fremmedspråk
9 terms
english language
words to begin with
get rid of 'but' and use
letter
report
- after... - because... - the name... - 'ing' words... - having... - after... -…
- yet... - although... - whereas... - though
- a clear address... - a date... - a clear greeting that is suitabl…
- clear title establishing the audience and purpose... - a brief…
words to begin with
- after... - because... - the name... - 'ing' words... - having... - after... -…
get rid of 'but' and use
- yet... - although... - whereas... - though
39 terms
English language
morphology
morpheme
free morpheme
bound morphemes
Study of the internal structure of words and the rules by whi…
The smallest unit of meaning
unit of meaning which can stand alone... eg chant
must be attached to another morpheme in order to make a word…
morphology
Study of the internal structure of words and the rules by whi…
morpheme
The smallest unit of meaning
25 terms
6th hour - English Language Enrichment - Josefina
sorrow
lather
disagreeable
sauntered
To walk at a leisurely pace; stroll
sorrow
lather
23 terms
English Language
Synonyms
Antonyms
Linking Phrases
Subject
Words that mean the same.... Eg. Happines and joy.
Words that mean the opposite.... Eg. Happiness and sadness.
Used to join ideas or the show the order of events.... Eg. Then,…
The person or thing that is doing the action.... Eg. JOHNNY ate…
Synonyms
Words that mean the same.... Eg. Happines and joy.
Antonyms
Words that mean the opposite.... Eg. Happiness and sadness.
11 terms
YN English Language Features
anecdote
metaphor
alliteration
onomatopoeia
short story of an event
comparison not using like or as (saying something is somethin…
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
a word that describes a sound
anecdote
short story of an event
metaphor
comparison not using like or as (saying something is somethin…
63 terms
English Language
Mode
What factors help show how people vary…
What is accent
Dialect
Different forms of communication with different rules
Who we are communicating with ... Where we are communicating ... Th…
Pronunciation
Differ from one another in terms of their words and grammar
Mode
Different forms of communication with different rules
What factors help show how people vary…
Who we are communicating with ... Where we are communicating ... Th…
46 terms
English language
Benediction
Bougainvillaea
Bulwark
Countenanced
Blessing
Vines or shrubs of purple flowers
Defense/protection
Extend approval
Benediction
Blessing
Bougainvillaea
Vines or shrubs of purple flowers
15 terms
Revision English Language
adjective
adverbial
bathos
coherence and cohesion
word that describes a noun
a word or phrase that is used as an adverb and helps link ide…
abrupt transition in style from the exalted to the commonplac…
the way that a piece of writing links together, in terms of v…
adjective
word that describes a noun
adverbial
a word or phrase that is used as an adverb and helps link ide…
57 terms
Confusing Words in the English Language
Accept & Except - ... Accept (verb)
Accept & Except -... Except (preposition…
Ad & Add... Ad
Ad & Add... Add
to receive willingly;... to approve;... to agree
the exclusion (prep.);... to leave out (v)
an advertisement
to combine;... join;... unite;... to find a sum
Accept & Except - ... Accept (verb)
to receive willingly;... to approve;... to agree
Accept & Except -... Except (preposition…
the exclusion (prep.);... to leave out (v)
105 terms
VCE English Language Unit 1
IPA
Discourse Analysis
Lexicology
Semantics
International Phonetic Alphabet
The study of the way in which language is used in texts and c…
The study of words and vocabulary.
The study of meaning in language
IPA
International Phonetic Alphabet
Discourse Analysis
The study of the way in which language is used in texts and c…
74 terms
AP English Language
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
a work that functions on a symbolic level
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed s…
a reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some re…
Allegory
a work that functions on a symbolic level
Alliteration
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed s…
34 terms
Year 9 English Language: Stereotypes
culture
attribute
differentiate
bias
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
A quality or feature of a person or thing
to understand the difference between people, items or ideas
prejudice
culture
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
attribute
A quality or feature of a person or thing
74 terms
English Language
Mode
What factors help show how people vary…
What is accent
Dialect
Different forms of communication with different rules
Who we are communicating with ... Where we are communicating ... Th…
Pronunciation
Differ from one another in terms of their words and grammar
Mode
Different forms of communication with different rules
What factors help show how people vary…
Who we are communicating with ... Where we are communicating ... Th…
23 terms
English language
Alliteration
Assonance
Colloquial
Dialect
the first letter of a word is repeated in words that follow;…
the same vowel sound is repeated but the consonants are diffe…
language that is used in speech with an informal meaning; 'ch…
the version of language spoken by particular people in a part…
Alliteration
the first letter of a word is repeated in words that follow;…
Assonance
the same vowel sound is repeated but the consonants are diffe…
50 terms
English Language
Impregnable
Reproach
Dexterity
Remonstrance
Strong enough to withstand or resist attack: not to be taken…
Address someone in such a way to express disappointment ... Ex.…
Skill in using hands or body; agility... Ex. Sent.; "...using b…
An act of remonstrating; protest... Ex. Sent.; " I say you know…
Impregnable
Strong enough to withstand or resist attack: not to be taken…
Reproach
Address someone in such a way to express disappointment ... Ex.…
48 terms
AP English Language Study Set
Abstract
Ad Hominem
Alagory
Alliteration
Refers to language that describes concepts (ideas) rather tha…
In an argument, an attack on the person rather than on the op…
a work that functions on a symbolic level
The repetition of initial consonant sounds, such as the "Pete…
Abstract
Refers to language that describes concepts (ideas) rather tha…
Ad Hominem
In an argument, an attack on the person rather than on the op…
34 terms
English - Persuasive Language Techniques
Editorial
Letter to the Editor
News Report
Feature Article
Expresses the opinion of an editor/ senior journalist about a…
Member of public expressing on what they thought about what a…
Unbiased rather than presenting a point of view. INFORMS read…
Gives a VERY DETAILED background information about issue/stor…
Editorial
Expresses the opinion of an editor/ senior journalist about a…
Letter to the Editor
Member of public expressing on what they thought about what a…
8 terms
English language child language
Nativist theory
Behaviourist theory
Interactionist theory
Underextentension
Language acquisition is biologically programmed
Children learn language through observing and being condition…
Language can only be acquired during a critical period and ch…
To narrow eg banana
Nativist theory
Language acquisition is biologically programmed
Behaviourist theory
Children learn language through observing and being condition…
22 terms
VCE English Language - Informal Language
Connotation
Denotation
Slang
Idiom
Emotional associations of a word
Dictionary meaning of a word
Informal expressions, often humorous, vulgar or abusive
A phrase that means something different from the words in it.
Connotation
Emotional associations of a word
Denotation
Dictionary meaning of a word
44 terms
English Language - Language Change
Acryonym
Affix
Archaism
Assimilation
a lexicalised word made up from initial letters (sounded as a…
Adding morphemes to the front or back of existing words E.g u…
Old word or phrase no longer in general use
One sound affects other sounds close by
Acryonym
a lexicalised word made up from initial letters (sounded as a…
Affix
Adding morphemes to the front or back of existing words E.g u…
32 terms
English Language Chapter 1
Anglophone World
Text
Context
Lingua Franca
The places in the world where English is spoken.
Any written work or transcribed piece of speech. They're used…
The circumstances that surround the writing and the reading o…
The language spoken by people who don't share a native langua…
Anglophone World
The places in the world where English is spoken.
Text
Any written work or transcribed piece of speech. They're used…
30 terms
English Language meta language
Prosodic features
Vocal Effects
Assimilation
Vowel Reduction
Pitch ... Stress^... Volume ... Tempo ... intonation / \... (Phonetics/Phono…
Coughs, laughter, breath... (Phonetics/Phonology)
The process by which a speech sound becomes similar or identi…
(Connected speech process)
Prosodic features
Pitch ... Stress^... Volume ... Tempo ... intonation / \... (Phonetics/Phono…
Vocal Effects
Coughs, laughter, breath... (Phonetics/Phonology)
10 terms
English language
What is question 1
What is Question 2
What is question 3
What is question 4?
8 marks, 15 minutes. It will say something like read source 1…
8 marks 15 minutes. Will ask something like read source 2, ex…
8 marks 15 minutes. Will ask for something like explain the t…
16 marks 30 minutes. It will ask something like " look at sou…
What is question 1
8 marks, 15 minutes. It will say something like read source 1…
What is Question 2
8 marks 15 minutes. Will ask something like read source 2, ex…
31 terms
Introduction to English Language
Phonetics
Phonology
Elision
Vowel reduction
The study of speech sounds regardless of language
The study of the sound systems of a language
The omission of a sound in a connected speech (vowel, consona…
The reducing of a vowel to an unstressed position e.g. water…
Phonetics
The study of speech sounds regardless of language
Phonology
The study of the sound systems of a language
10 terms
English Language Meta-language
Jargon
Lexeme
Paraliguistics
Discource Particles
Special words or expressions used by a profession or group th…
A basic lexical unit of a language consisting of one word or…
Paralinguistics are the aspects of spoken communication that…
In linguistics, a discourse particle is a lexeme (word or phr…
Jargon
Special words or expressions used by a profession or group th…
Lexeme
A basic lexical unit of a language consisting of one word or…
24 terms
English language-language change
Coinage
Lexical need
Loan word
Semantic change
The process of coining new words
The need for a particular meaning to have lingustic presence…
A word borrowed from another language because we do not have…
The way in which the meanings of words can vary over time
Coinage
The process of coining new words
Lexical need
The need for a particular meaning to have lingustic presence…
66 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…
21 terms
English language informal language
Intimacy
Solidarity
Equality
Positive face needs
close relationship between the two or more people
Solid friendship
Sitting on the same level as someone else
Nice comments, persuading
Intimacy
close relationship between the two or more people
Solidarity
Solid friendship
32 terms
English Language - Spoken Language
referential
expressive
transactional
interactional
utterances that provide information
utterances said to express feeling
verbal exchanges emphasising on getting something done
verbal exchanges emphasising social relationship such as a lo…
referential
utterances that provide information
expressive
utterances said to express feeling
25 terms
Language diversity: English as a global language
Kachru
McArthur
Schneider
exonormative stabilisation
Linguist who developed the 'three circles' model.
Linguist who developed 'The English languages?' model.
Linguist who developed the 'Dynamic model of Postcolonial Eng…
Stage of the Dynamic model, when the language of the colonial…
Kachru
Linguist who developed the 'three circles' model.
McArthur
Linguist who developed 'The English languages?' model.
6 terms
English language: language terminology
Elision
Hetrophones
Assimilation
Received Pronunciation
Missing interval sounds to make it easier to say the next word
Same word with different meanings
Improper pronunciation of words due to mouth getting ready fo…
Silent letters (soar doesn't have an R sound)
Elision
Missing interval sounds to make it easier to say the next word
Hetrophones
Same word with different meanings
10 terms
English language- child language
B.F Skinner
Noam Chompsky
Piaget
Bruner
Immitation is a key concept- immitation causes accents. Paren…
Nativism everyone is born with LAD. Children have an innate a…
Cognitive- children develop their linguistic competence along…
Interactional- children learn through the input of their care…
B.F Skinner
Immitation is a key concept- immitation causes accents. Paren…
Noam Chompsky
Nativism everyone is born with LAD. Children have an innate a…
21 terms
English Language Chapter 4
Propoganda
Assertion
False Dilemma
Plain Folks
The conscious effort to shape public opinion to conform to an…
Making bold statements and not inviting the audience to quest…
Claiming that there are only two answers to one problem and f…
Generalising about the average person and thereby grouping th…
Propoganda
The conscious effort to shape public opinion to conform to an…
Assertion
Making bold statements and not inviting the audience to quest…
43 terms
English Language Quotes
Gilbert Highet
David Crystal (standard)
John Bernard
Groombridge's Annual Reader, 1867
Language is a living thing
Standard language carries the most prestige and is most widel…
Possibly Australians have the biggest passive vocabulary
Correct English
Gilbert Highet
Language is a living thing
David Crystal (standard)
Standard language carries the most prestige and is most widel…
18 terms
English Language Chapter 2
Audience
Purpose
Context of Interpretation
Context of Composition
A group of listeners or readers for whom a text is intended.…
A writer's intentions in writing a text in order to instigate…
The factors that can influence a reader's interpretation of a…
The factors that can influence a writer's composition of a te…
Audience
A group of listeners or readers for whom a text is intended.…
Purpose
A writer's intentions in writing a text in order to instigate…
55 terms
English Language - Meta Language
Blends
Acronyms
initialisms
Shortenings
A word formed from parts of two or more other words
Words formed from the initials of other
An abbreviation consisting of initial letters pronounced sepa…
The act or process of dropping one or more syllables from a w…
Blends
A word formed from parts of two or more other words
Acronyms
Words formed from the initials of other
9 terms
English Language- Language Diversity
Standard English
Slang
Dialect
Taboo
The dialect of English that is considered to have the most pr…
Referring to words and phrases that are considered informal
Variations in words and structures associated with a particul…
Lexical choices which are deemed to be offensive
Standard English
The dialect of English that is considered to have the most pr…
Slang
Referring to words and phrases that are considered informal
25 terms
English Language-language acquisition
Phoneme
Phonetics
Lexis
Semantics
the smallest contrastive unit in the sound system of language
the study of the sounds used in speech, including how they ar…
the vocabulary of language
the study of meaning
Phoneme
the smallest contrastive unit in the sound system of language
Phonetics
the study of the sounds used in speech, including how they ar…
15 terms
English language, child language
Behaviourist theory
Skinner
Interactionist theory
Brunner
Skinner
Children learn to speak by imitating their parents and being…
Brunner
Children Lang initially to get what kids want; children's Lan…
Behaviourist theory
Skinner
Skinner
Children learn to speak by imitating their parents and being…
21 terms
English Language- Language Change
Coinage
Borrowing
Loan Words
Affixation
Refers to the creation of new words
When words are taken from other languages
Words taken from other languages
Creating new words by adding prefixes or suffixes
Coinage
Refers to the creation of new words
Borrowing
When words are taken from other languages
23 terms
English Language Exam Revision
DAFOREST
Alliteration
rhetorical question
emotive language
Direct address, alliteration, facts, opinions, rhetorical que…
repeated letter starting words
a question for which there is no answer
language that causes an emotional reaction in the reader
DAFOREST
Direct address, alliteration, facts, opinions, rhetorical que…
Alliteration
repeated letter starting words
20 terms
English-Language Arts Vocabulary
cite
evidence
inference
theme
to quote directly or indirectly from a text
support for an idea or claim
drawing a conclusion on the basis of circumstantial evidence
the underlying meaning or lesson of a text
cite
to quote directly or indirectly from a text
evidence
support for an idea or claim
13 terms
English Language - Language Levels
Phonology
Elements of Phonology
Lexis
Elements of Lexis
The sound of language
- Phonetics... - prosodics... - pronunciation/accents... - sound types…
The word/vocabulary of our language
- Register... - word classes... - lexis types... - etymology (origin o…
Phonology
The sound of language
Elements of Phonology
- Phonetics... - prosodics... - pronunciation/accents... - sound types…
14 terms
English language; linguistics
ESC - English speaking countries
mother tongue
foreign language
bilingual
anglicky mluvící země
mateřský jazyk
cizí jazyk
dvojjazyčný
ESC - English speaking countries
anglicky mluvící země
mother tongue
mateřský jazyk
9 terms
Figurative language -English
Alliteration
Onomatopoeia
metaphor
simile
repeated consonant sounds at the beginning of a word -Six sli…
words whose sounds suggest it's meaning - "meow"
a direct comparison - He is an animal.
a comparison using like or as - He is like an animal.
Alliteration
repeated consonant sounds at the beginning of a word -Six sli…
Onomatopoeia
words whose sounds suggest it's meaning - "meow"
10 terms
English language- online language
Repetition if speech patterns
Acronyms and initialisms
Phonetic spelling
Reduplication of letters
"Uhm""err" -recreate and stimulate vidual and audio spoken la…
First letters of words to make phrases. Lol or rotflol
Spelling the way it sounds. "Dun" instead of done
Exaggerating letters to add emphasis. "Soooo boreddd"
Repetition if speech patterns
"Uhm""err" -recreate and stimulate vidual and audio spoken la…
Acronyms and initialisms
First letters of words to make phrases. Lol or rotflol
30 terms
IGCSE English First Language Vocabulary
thriving
gradually
demolished
remnants
doing well - this can be physically, or financially
slowly over a period of time or... little by little
completely destroyed
something left over; a remainder
thriving
doing well - this can be physically, or financially
gradually
slowly over a period of time or... little by little
21 terms
English Language Fruits
pear
banana
apple
kiwi
dardhë
banane
mollë
kivi
pear
dardhë
banana
banane
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