- English Language Revision
- Accent- refers to the way words are pronounced
- Receved pronounciation- considered a prestige dialect.
- Dialect- choices of vocabularly, grammer and pronounciation
- Standard english - considered a prestige dialect
- Active/ Passive voice
- Active voice e.g 'the teacher led the lesson
- Passive voice e.g the lesson was led by the teacher
- Adjective- e.g the busy teacher (pre-modifying) or e.g the dinner is awful (post-modifying)
- Adverb- e.g the girl worked especially hard.
- Ambiguity - means 'more than one possible meaning
- auxillary verbs- give a sense of time to the main verb 'have you won?'
- common auxillary - forms of to be (is/am/was/are)
- modal auxillaries - may, might, would, could, should
- clause- often built around the main verb, which tells of an action, thought or state.
- cohesion- patterns of words, form coherent units.
- determiner - three 'articles' (i.e a, an, the)
- elision- the omission of one or more sounds in a word.
- mode - the channel of communication in a text e.g written or spoken
- noun- any word that can form a head word - naming words
- pragmatics- is an aspect of how language generates meaning
- root words - free morpheme which can be added a affix
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