English language terminology test 2

These cards are a test on english language terminology.

HideShow resource information


What is face?

What is a face threatening act?

What is negative and positive face?

1 of 13


What is hyponymy?

2 of 13

Idiolect and Sociolect.

What is Idiolect?

What is Sociolect?

3 of 13

Power types.

What is and what is the difference between?

-Influential power.

-Instrumental power.

4 of 13

Specific lexis.

What is subject specific lexis?

What is jargon?

5 of 13


What is Metatalk?

What is Metalanguage?

6 of 13

Politeness strategy.

What is:

-Negative politeness strategy

-Positive politeness strategy?

7 of 13

Technology terms.

What is variant spelling?

What is homophonic representation?

What is phonetic spelling?

What is vowel omission?

8 of 13


What is an subordinate clause?

9 of 13

Phatic talk.

What is phatic talk and when is it most commonly used and why?

10 of 13

Empty adjectives.

What are empty adjectives and which gender is stereotypically more likely to use them?

11 of 13


What is the definition of lexis?

What is the definition of a phrase?

What is the definition of an utterance?

12 of 13


What are Hyperboles?

What are Superlatives?

13 of 13


No comments have yet been made

Similar English Language & Literature resources:

See all English Language & Literature resources »