English Language - Power

This is the start of some terms for the language and power section in the social contexts for ENGB1 for AQA.

  • Created by: Ash
  • Created on: 29-12-12 14:38
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  • Language and Power (1) Terminology and Mode part 1
    • Political: Power held by those working with the law.
    • Ideological: a set of beliefs held by an individual group.
    • Personal: Power as a result of occupation e.g. Teacher
    • Influential: Power used to influence and persuade others.
    • Written Texts
      • Deontic: express degrees of obligation and or necessity.
    • Social: Power as a result of a membership.
    • Instrumental: Power used to maintain or enforce authority.


Zee Hicks


Would be helpful to have some names, but still useful!

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