A-level English language key terms

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Hegemony
How one social group uses language to get others to accept its way of seeing the world as natural
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Pejorative term
A judgemental term usually implying disapproval/criticism
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Metalanguage
Language about language
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Utterance
A segment of speech
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Context
Background against which a text conveys its meaning
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Discourse event
Act of communication occurring in a specific time and location involving writers/speakers and readers/listeners
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