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  • Created on: 01-02-11 19:39

ADVERB

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ADDS DETAIL TO VERBS OR OTHER VERBS

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DETERMINER

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POSITIONED INFORNT OF NOUNS TO ADD DETAIL OR CLARIFY

E.G. THE, AN, A

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CONJUNCTION

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LINKS WORDS, PHARASE AND CLAUSES TOGETHER

E.G. AND, BUT, ALTHOUGH, BECAUSE

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FIVE TYPES OF PRONOUNS

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PERSON - I, YOU, SHE, THEY

POSSESIVE - MY, HIS, OUR, THEIR

REFLEXIVE - MYSELF, HIMSELF, THEMSELVES

DEMONSTRATIVE - THIS, THAT, THERE, THOSE

RELATIVE - WHO, WHOM, WHICH

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BASE FORM

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THE SIMPLE FORM OF AN ADJECTIVE

E.G SMALL

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COMPARATIVE

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THE FORM FOR COMPARING TWO ITEMS, ADJECTIVES THAT INCLUDE 'ER'

E.G. SMALLER

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SUPERLATIVE

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ADJECTIVES THAT INCLUSE 'EST' OR COMBINED WITH 'MOST'

E.G. SMALLEST

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COHESION

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A MEASURE OF HOW WELL A TEXT FITS TOGETHER AS A WHOLE

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LEXICAL CONNECTORS

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ADDITON - AND, ALSO

CONSEQUENCE - SO, THERFORE, AS A RESULT, THUS

COMPARATIVE - LIKEWISE, AS WELL AS, ALSO, BUT

TEMPORAL - LATER, NEXT, NOW, SOON

ENUMERATION - FIRSTLY, FINALLY, THEN

SUMMATIVE - IN CONCLUSION, ON THE WHOLE

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ANAPHORIC REFERENCING

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REFERENCING BACK TO AN ALREADY STATED LEXICAL ITEM

E.G. THE PRIME MINISTER DECIDED TO LEAVE, HE WOULD NEVER RETURN

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CATAPHORIC REFERENCING

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REFERENCING FORWARD TO AN AS YET UNDISCLOSED LEXICAL ITEM

E.G. HE WANTED THE SWEET. PAUL NEVER WANTED ANYTHING MORE

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SUBSTITUTION

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REPLACING ONE LEXICAL ITEM WITH ANOTHER

E.G. SCHOOL = EDUCATIONL ESTABLISHMENT

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ELLIPSIS

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INVOLVES OMITTING A LEXICAL ITEM

E.G SINGLE TO GUILDFORD

      CAN I HAVE A SINGLE TRAIN TICKET TO GUILDFORD PLEASE

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SYNONYMY

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LEXICAL ITEMS THAT HAVE A SIMILAR MEANING

E.G. MAN, BLOKE, GUY, DUDE, CHAP

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ANTONYMY

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LEXICAL ITEMS THAT HAVE THE OPPOSITE MEANINGS

E.G. ALIVE - DEAD

       LARGE - SMALL

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FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE

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E.G. I'M FEELING DOWN

       METAPHOR TO EXPRESS SOMETHING IN A CREATIVE WAY

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Get Revising Moderator 2

Very good, could easily be used to test yourself. Well done!

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