- Created by: Emma Osho
- Created on: 06-05-12 17:18
Mode - Whether the text is written or spoken.
Frequency - How common a word is, high frequency and low frequency.
Monosyllabic - A word of just one syllable e.g man or door.
Polysyllabic - A word of more than one syllable e.g However, literature
Jargon - Lexis that is specfic to a particualr field.
Idiom - A phrase or saying that is common to a culture.
Semantic Feild - A collection of words related to the same area
Oxymoron - Joining together words which oppose eachother.
Euphemism - A nicer way of putting something, usually taboo issues. e.g 'he passed away'
Declarative sentence - A sentence which makes a statement
Imperative sentence - A sentence which makes a command
Interrogrative sentence - A sentence which asks a question
Exclamatory sentence - A sentence which uses a exclamation mark to convey emotion.
Hedging - Verbal padding to soften what has been said. e.g 'sort of' or 'a bit'
Triadic list - a list of three things or iedas