English Keywords Yr10

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Phrase
Two or more words forming a complete expression or forming part of a sentence
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Modification
When the mental picture we have of a noun is altered by the choice of adjectives or other forms that accompany it.
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Adjectival phrase
A group of words that describe a noun
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Preposition
Words which are used to show the relation of one noun or pronoun to another in the sentence
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Adverb
A word that changes or simplifies the meaning of a verb, and usually answers how or when an action was done.
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Adverbial clause
A subordinate clause that does the job of an adverb. The entire clause can modify a verb, an adjective or another adverb.
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Declarative
Declares something - presents it as a fact/opinion.
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Tone
Mood of the piece
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Register
Formal or informal?
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Interrogative
Question
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Imperative
Command
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Juxtaposition
Two opposites close to each other for contrast.
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Simple sentence
Contains 1 idea, has 1 verb/verb phrase. Has one action, event or state within it. Contains at least one noun or pronoun that's linked to the verb.
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Multiple sentence
A sentence made up of a complex and a compound sentence.
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Main clause
The main idea of the sentence, which makes sense on its own.
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Compound sentence
Two simple sentences joined together. They are joined by coordinating conjunctions.
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Complex sentence
A sentence which has a simple sentence as its main clause, with subordinate clauses to give extra information.
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Connective
Connect ideas and thoughts together - furthermore, therefore etc.
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Conjunction
Words that connect clauses together - and, but, so etc.
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What are the 7 coordinating conjunctions?
For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet, So
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Fiction
Writing to entertain
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Non fiction
Writing to inform
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Subjective
Personal view, not impartial or literal
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Objective
Facts, not influenced by feelings
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Genre
Type of text
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Content
The WHAT and the PLOT
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Theme
Ideas/general picture/hidden meaning
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Perspective
Point of view
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Pronoun
Words used in place of nouns
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Narrator
Tells the story
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Omniscient
Narrator who knows what the character is thinking and feeling
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Unreliable
Do you trust what the narrator is saying?
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When the mental picture we have of a noun is altered by the choice of adjectives or other forms that accompany it.

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Modification

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A group of words that describe a noun

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Card 4

Front

Words which are used to show the relation of one noun or pronoun to another in the sentence

Back

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Card 5

Front

A word that changes or simplifies the meaning of a verb, and usually answers how or when an action was done.

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