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Adjective
A word that describes a noun.
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Adverbial
A word or phrase that is used as an adverb and helps to link ideas together. A fronted adverbial is used at the start of a sentence and followed by a comma.
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Bathos
An abrupt transition in style from the exalted to the commonplace,producing a humerous effect
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Coherence and cohesion
The way that a piece of writing links together,in terms of vocabulary,phrases,clauses,sentences and paragraphs.
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Cohesive devices
Techniques for connecting points,avoiding repetiton and signposting arguements.
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Colloquialism
Word or phrase used in everyday conversation rather than formal writing or speech.
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Colons
Introduce a list. They can also introduce examples or explanations.
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Compound sentence
A multi-cause sentence which contain two or more co-ordinating clauses (clauses which could make sense on their own).
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Conjunctions
A word or phrase that joins words,phrases,sentences or ideas.
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Discourse marker
Word or phrase used as an organizational tool to link ideas.
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Ellipsis
A set of three dots showing that a sentence in unfinished. An ellipsis can also be used in the middle of a sentence to show that some words have been missed out.
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Explicit
Stating something openly and exactly.
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Fronted adverbial
A phrase or clause that modifies a verb, which appears at the beginning of a sentence. It is often followed by a comma.
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Implicit
Implied or suggested but not stated openly.
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Infer
Reach an opinion from what someone implies rather than from an explicit statement.
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Interpret
Explain the meaning of something in your own words,showing your understanding.
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Metaphor
A comparison showing similarity between two quite differnet things, where one is described as the other,for example,The sky was a shimmering fabric full of sparkle and colour.
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Onomatopoeia
The use of words that imitate or suggest what they stand for, for example, cuckoo, plop
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Paraphrased
Reworded,explained in a different way.
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Pattern of three
The grouping of three words or phrases, used to create rhythm, or emphasis.
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Personification
Giving something non-human, human qualities or emotions.
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Perspective
A way of thinking about something from a particular standpoint,for example, at a particular time or place.
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Point of view
Opinion, a way of thinking about something.
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Preposition
A word used with a noun or pronoun to show place, position, time or means.
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Pronoun
Word usec to replace a noun (including proper noun), often to avoid repetition.
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Reference chains
Different words or phrases used for the same idea, person or thing many times in a piece of writing, like links in a chain.
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Register
The kind of words (for example, formal, informal, literary) and the manner of writing that vary according to the situation and the relationship of the people involved.
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Rhetorical question
A question asked for dramatic effect and not intended to get an answer.
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Semi-colons
Can seperate items in a list,where the items consist of phrases rather than single words,They are also used to link two main clauses where they are both important or when you want to suggest a connection.
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Simile
A comparison showing the similarity between two quite different things, stating that one is like the other, for example, His hand was ice.
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Statement
Something expressed in spoken or written words. In the exam task, the statement may or may not be enclosed by inverted commas.
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Style
Way of using language.
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Subordinate clause
A clause that gives more meaning to a main clause but does not make sense on its own.
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Summarize
To give the main points of something briefly.
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Synonym
Words that mean the same thing or something very similar.
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Syntax
The order and arrangement of words and phrases to create sentences.
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Synthesize
Produce something that has been blended together from different sources.
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Tone
Manner of expression that shows the writer's attitude, for example, an apologetic or angry tone.
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Topic sentence
The sentence that introduces or summarizes the main idea on a paragraph.
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Verb
A word that identifies actions, thoughts, feelings or the state of being.
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A word or phrase that is used as an adverb and helps to link ideas together. A fronted adverbial is used at the start of a sentence and followed by a comma.

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Adverbial

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An abrupt transition in style from the exalted to the commonplace,producing a humerous effect

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The way that a piece of writing links together,in terms of vocabulary,phrases,clauses,sentences and paragraphs.

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Techniques for connecting points,avoiding repetiton and signposting arguements.

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