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Modal Auxilaries
Express certainty and confidence in telling you what you can or connot do (must, will, can)
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Conditionals
'if' clauses
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Faceless Language
Impersonal constructions, official job titles
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Avoidance of ambiguity
Can only have one meaning, restriced interpretations
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Mitigation
When a writer tries to sound polite or "soften" the blutness of a statement
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Embedded assumptions
You will want to read this...
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Assertions
A confident and forceful statement of fact or belief
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Loaded language
Words chosen to evoke strong negative/positive connotations
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Direct Questions
Where is... Who is... What is...
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Indirect Questions
Could you... Would you...
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Subordinate Clauses
a clause, typically introduced by a conjunction, that forms part of and is dependent on a main clause (e.g. ‘when it rang’ in ‘she answered the phone when it rang’).
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Conjunction
A word used to connect clauses or sentences e.g. and, but, if
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Plural pronoun
A plural pronoun takes the place of a plural noun or more than one noun. 'A girl' turns to 'she'
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Vocative Pronoun
Knowledge of a business name
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'if' clauses

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Conditionals

Card 3

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Impersonal constructions, official job titles

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Card 4

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Can only have one meaning, restriced interpretations

Back

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Card 5

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When a writer tries to sound polite or "soften" the blutness of a statement

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