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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…
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)
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
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)
20 terms
English Language - Word Classes
Noun
Adjective
Adverb
Verb
A place, name or thing
Describes a noun
Describes a verb
A doing or action word
Noun
A place, name or thing
Adjective
Describes a noun
English language words 4
parts of speech
pronoun
preposition
definite article
noun, verb, adverb, etc.
I, you, she
by, at
the
parts of speech
noun, verb, adverb, etc.
pronoun
I, you, she
35 terms
English language key words.
common noun
abstract noun
proper noun
verb
a naming word for a thing that is tangible, e.g. chair, pengu…
a naming word for an idea, concept, state of being or belief,…
a naming word for a specific example of a common noun (often…
a word that represents an action or process: in simple terms…
common noun
a naming word for a thing that is tangible, e.g. chair, pengu…
abstract noun
a naming word for an idea, concept, state of being or belief,…
99 terms
English Language Key Words
mode
transactional
interactional
asynchronous
how a text is received, can be written, spoken, electronic or…
conversation that has a purpose and hopes to gain something
conversation where the focus is on building relationships and…
communication where both or all participants don't need to be…
mode
how a text is received, can be written, spoken, electronic or…
transactional
conversation that has a purpose and hopes to gain something
25 terms
spanish words in the english language
saludos
buenos días
hola
buenos tardes
greetings
goodmorning
hello
good afternoon
saludos
greetings
buenos días
goodmorning
29 terms
English Language Key Words
Descriptivist
Prescriptivist
Etymology/etymological
Lexis/lexical
See language as organic and think adjusting it is good.
Want to protect language and conserve it.
The history of words and how they came across.
A general term for the words of a language.
Descriptivist
See language as organic and think adjusting it is good.
Prescriptivist
Want to protect language and conserve it.
29 terms
English Language key words
Descriptivist
prescriptivist
Etymology
Lexis
Nonjudgmental approach to language that focuses on how it is…
Prescriptivism is the attitude or belief that one variety of…
The study of the origin of words and the way in which their m…
A term used for the vocabulary of a language
Descriptivist
Nonjudgmental approach to language that focuses on how it is…
prescriptivist
Prescriptivism is the attitude or belief that one variety of…
30 terms
English Language Key Words
Descriptivist
Prescriptivist
Etymology
Lexis
A non-judgmental approach to language that focuses on how it…
The attitude or belief that one variety of a language is supe…
The study of the origin of words and the way in which their m…
The vocabulary of a language.
Descriptivist
A non-judgmental approach to language that focuses on how it…
Prescriptivist
The attitude or belief that one variety of a language is supe…
22 terms
English Language Key Words
descriptivist
prescriptivism
etymology
lexis
a non-judgemental approach to language that focuses on how it…
the attitude or belief that one variety of a language is supe…
the study of the origin of words and the way in which their m…
the vocab of the language
descriptivist
a non-judgemental approach to language that focuses on how it…
prescriptivism
the attitude or belief that one variety of a language is supe…
26 terms
English Language Key Words
Descriptivist
Prescriptivist
Etymology/Etymological
Lexis/Lexical
a non judgmental approach to language that focuses on how it…
a judgemental approach to language
The study of the history of words
The bank of words and phrases in the English language
Descriptivist
a non judgmental approach to language that focuses on how it…
Prescriptivist
a judgemental approach to language
23 terms
English language key words
Descriptivist
Prescriptivist
Etymology/etymological
Lexis/lexical
Non judgemental approach to language that focuses on how it i…
The attitude or belief that one variety of a language is supe…
The study of the origin of words and the way in which their m…
The total stock of words in a language.
Descriptivist
Non judgemental approach to language that focuses on how it i…
Prescriptivist
The attitude or belief that one variety of a language is supe…
19 terms
English Language Key Words
Descriptivist
Prescriptivist
Elymology/Etymological
Lexis/Lexical
Somebody who has the attitude that no use of language is inco…
Somebody who has the attitude that language should have a str…
The history of words and how they came across.
A general term for words in a language.
Descriptivist
Somebody who has the attitude that no use of language is inco…
Prescriptivist
Somebody who has the attitude that language should have a str…
20 terms
English language key words
descriptivist
Prescriptivist
Elymology/Etymological
Semantics/Semantic
a non-judgemental approach to language that focuses on how it…
Somebody who has the attitude that language should have a str…
The history of words
The meaning of a word
descriptivist
a non-judgemental approach to language that focuses on how it…
Prescriptivist
Somebody who has the attitude that language should have a str…
31 terms
SPANISH Words in the ENGLISH Language
aficionado
caballero
caudillo
Chicano
devoted follower of some sport or art; fan; devotee
1. gentleman; gallant; cavalier 2. horseman
military dictator in spanish-speaking countries
American of Mexican decent
aficionado
devoted follower of some sport or art; fan; devotee
caballero
1. gentleman; gallant; cavalier 2. horseman
42 terms
English language key words
Alliteration
Assonance
Cliché
Colloquial
The same letter at two or more of words close together. ... Usua…
The repetition of two or more vowel sounds or two or more con…
A phrase used so much it becomes meaning less
Informal language... E.g. gonna, wanna, y'all etc...
Alliteration
The same letter at two or more of words close together. ... Usua…
Assonance
The repetition of two or more vowel sounds or two or more con…
20 terms
English Language Key Words
Descriptivist
Prescriptivism
Etymology
Lexis
Somebody who has the attitude that no use of language is inco…
Somebody who has the attitude that language should have a str…
History of words.
Words
Descriptivist
Somebody who has the attitude that no use of language is inco…
Prescriptivism
Somebody who has the attitude that language should have a str…
100 terms
ITALIAN words in the ENGLISH Language
basso ... n.
baritone ... n.
tenor ... n.
alto ... n.
lowest male voice; bass
male voice between bass and tenor
adult male voice between baritone and alto
highest male voice; countertenor... lowest female voice; contralto
basso ... n.
lowest male voice; bass
baritone ... n.
male voice between bass and tenor
21 terms
English Language - Negative words
Abhor
Arcane
Brusque
Callous
To hate, detest
Obscure, secret, known only by a few
Short, abrupt, dismissive
Harsh, cold, unfeeling
Abhor
To hate, detest
Arcane
Obscure, secret, known only by a few
17 terms
Words in the English Language
Bacchanal (n)
Cupidity (n)
Cynosure (n)
Draconian (adj)
A wild party;... A reveler
Excessive greed and desire, often for wealth
A center of attention or attraction
Extremely severe or harsh
Bacchanal (n)
A wild party;... A reveler
Cupidity (n)
Excessive greed and desire, often for wealth
78 terms
English Language Key Words
Auxillary Verb
Adverbial
Asymmetrical
Assonance
A verb that adds function or grammatical meaning to the claus…
A word or phrase functioning as a major clause consistent and…
Having parts or aspects which are not equal or equivalent.
Resemblance of sounds between syllables of nearby words, aris…
Auxillary Verb
A verb that adds function or grammatical meaning to the claus…
Adverbial
A word or phrase functioning as a major clause consistent and…
5 terms
English Language - Positive Words
Elated
Jubilant
Quaint
Serendipity
Overjoyed, thrilled
Extremely joyful, happy
Charmingly old fashioned
Luck, finding good things without looking for them
Elated
Overjoyed, thrilled
Jubilant
Extremely joyful, happy
7 terms
English Language: Word Classes
Material Verb
Relational Verb
Verbal Verb
Demonstrative Pronoun
Show actions or events.... e.g. hit, jump, wash, build.
Identify properties or show of being.... e.g. be, appear, seem,…
Show external processes of communicating through speech.... e.g…
Points out an item.... e.g. this, that, those, these
Material Verb
Show actions or events.... e.g. hit, jump, wash, build.
Relational Verb
Identify properties or show of being.... e.g. be, appear, seem,…
22 terms
English Language - Word Classes
Word Class
Proper Noun
Abstract Noun
Concrete Noun
A group of words that fulfil the same kind of role and functi…
A type of noun, describes people and places
A type of noun, describes feelings, states and concepts
A type of noun, describes physical objects
Word Class
A group of words that fulfil the same kind of role and functi…
Proper Noun
A type of noun, describes people and places
30 terms
English Language - Word classes
Contextual factors/influences
Verb
Model Auxillary Verb
Epistemic Modality
Are the things that writers or speakers will considder when m…
Doing word, action - e.g. am, is, have, running
Is to help the main verb to convey meaning
Express possibility - e.g. might, could... Express certainity -…
Contextual factors/influences
Are the things that writers or speakers will considder when m…
Verb
Doing word, action - e.g. am, is, have, running
37 terms
English Language Word Classes
Concrete nouns
Proper nouns
Abstract nouns
Collective nouns
Refer to objects that have a physical existence
Refer to names of people or places
Refer to states, feelings and concepts that have no physical…
Refers to a collection of things taken as whole in one, singu…
Concrete nouns
Refer to objects that have a physical existence
Proper nouns
Refer to names of people or places
29 terms
spanish words in english language
saludos
hola
buenos dias
buenas tardes
greetings
hello
good morning
good afternoon
saludos
greetings
hola
hello
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
29 terms
spanish words in English language
saludos
hola
buenos dias
buenas tardes
greetings
hello
good morning
good afternoon
saludos
greetings
hola
hello
8 terms
Word Classes - English Language
Noun
Adjective
Adverb
Determiner
Names of objects, feelings, attitudes, people or places
Adds detail to nouns
Adds details to verbs or other adverbs
Positioned in front of nouns to add detail or to clarify
Noun
Names of objects, feelings, attitudes, people or places
Adjective
Adds detail to nouns
10 terms
English Language - Word classes
preposition
conjunction
adverb
pronoun
placed in front of a noun group to indicate where, when and h…
used for joining two parts of a sentence togther eg. clauses
modifies an adjective, verb or other adverb
used in place of a noun to avoid repetition
preposition
placed in front of a noun group to indicate where, when and h…
conjunction
used for joining two parts of a sentence togther eg. clauses
24 terms
English Language: Word classes
Abstract noun
Adjectives
Auxiliary verbs
Collective nouns
Cannot be perceived of by the five senses (sight,smell,hear,t…
A word that describes the noun (example: yellow, precious)
The primary auxiliary verbs in English are 'be, do, have'
A single noun that indicates more than one (example: team)
Abstract noun
Cannot be perceived of by the five senses (sight,smell,hear,t…
Adjectives
A word that describes the noun (example: yellow, precious)
22 terms
English Language - key words
root morpheme
voicing
place of articulation
manner of articulation
a morpheme that can stand on its own as a word
the act of the vocal cords either vibrating or not vibrating…
the position in the mouth where a consonant sound is produced
the extent to which airflow is interrupted by parts of the mo…
root morpheme
a morpheme that can stand on its own as a word
voicing
the act of the vocal cords either vibrating or not vibrating…
75 terms
AP English Language Tone Words
abhorring
accusatory
aloof
ambivalence
to detest strongly; to find repugnant (disgusting); to loathe…
charging of wrongdoing; a declaration that another is at faul…
uninvolved or unwilling to become involved; distant physicall…
uncertainty or indecisiveness; simultaneous conflicting feeli…
abhorring
to detest strongly; to find repugnant (disgusting); to loathe…
accusatory
charging of wrongdoing; a declaration that another is at faul…
Word Classes in English Language
Noun
Pronoun
Adjective
Determiner
A name for any person, thing, animal, idea, place, quality e.…
A word that takes the place of a noun/ noun phrase e.g. he, m…
A word which describes a noun e.g. big, heavy, amazing.
A word which occurs with a noun/ noun phrase and gives us fur…
Noun
A name for any person, thing, animal, idea, place, quality e.…
Pronoun
A word that takes the place of a noun/ noun phrase e.g. he, m…
29 terms
English Language - Word classes
Contextual factors/influences
Verb
Model Auxillary Verb
Epistemic Modality
Are the things that writers or speakers will considder when m…
Doing word, action - e.g. am, is, have, running
Is to help the main verb to convey meaning
Express possibility - e.g. might, could... Express certainity -…
Contextual factors/influences
Are the things that writers or speakers will considder when m…
Verb
Doing word, action - e.g. am, is, have, running
41 terms
English Language Tone Words
Amiable
Belligerent
Benevolent
Brash
friendly and showing friendly qualities
Angry or aggressive
Disposed to goodness
Hasty, confidence
Amiable
friendly and showing friendly qualities
Belligerent
Angry or aggressive
26 terms
Spanish words in English language
hola
Buenos días
buenas tardes
buenas noches
hello
good morning
good afternoon
good evening
hola
hello
Buenos días
good morning
22 terms
English language words and phrases
a singular noun
a plural noun
a definite article
an indefinite article
существительное в единственном числе
существительное во множественном числе
определённый артикль
неопределённый артикль
a singular noun
существительное в единственном числе
a plural noun
существительное во множественном числе
11 terms
Words in the English Language
me
you
us
them
me
you
us
them
me
me
you
you
8 terms
Random Words of the English Language
adjourn
miser
impotent
spittoon
to break off with the intention of resuming it later
a person who hoards wealth and spends as little as possible
unable to take effective action; helpless or powerless
a metal or earthenware pot typically having a funnel shaped t…
adjourn
to break off with the intention of resuming it later
miser
a person who hoards wealth and spends as little as possible
20 terms
English Language Arts Vocabulary Words
Archetype
Verbal Irony
Dramatic Irony
Situational Irony
A detail, image, or character type that occurs frequently in…
Irony in which a person says or writes one thing and means an…
In this type of irony, facts or events are unknown to a chara…
Irony involving a situation in which actions have an effect t…
Archetype
A detail, image, or character type that occurs frequently in…
Verbal Irony
Irony in which a person says or writes one thing and means an…
28 terms
Sophisticated Words for English Language
Galvanize
Salient
Myraid
Lurid
shock or excite someone into action / motivate
Important / Noticeable
Lots of
Cause horror due to violence
Galvanize
shock or excite someone into action / motivate
Salient
Important / Noticeable
38 terms
French Words in the English Language
Noblesse Oblige
Par Excellence
Piece de resistance
Pourboire
act responsibly
Better than all others
most important item
tip
Noblesse Oblige
act responsibly
Par Excellence
Better than all others
7 terms
Longest words in the English Language
pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoc…
Methionylthreonylthreonylglutaminylarg…
Gammaracanthuskytodermogammarus lorica…
Parastratiosphecomyia stratiosphecomyi…
an obscure term ostensibly referring to a lung disease caused…
the largest known protein
sometimes cited as the longest binomial name—it is a kind of…
is the longest accepted binomial name. It is a species of sol…
pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoc…
an obscure term ostensibly referring to a lung disease caused…
Methionylthreonylthreonylglutaminylarg…
the largest known protein
10 terms
English Language Complicated Words
Fastidious
Egregious
Myriad
Ignoramus
Good appearance
Very bad
A large number
Idiot
Fastidious
Good appearance
Egregious
Very bad
115 terms
french words in the english language
n'est-ce pas
noblesse oblige
nom de plume
nouveau riche
isn't that so
privileged people should be generous
pen name
newly rich
n'est-ce pas
isn't that so
noblesse oblige
privileged people should be generous
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