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Restricted occupational lexis
Vocabulary restricted to occupation
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Sub-variety
Unique to a specific institution or context
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Discourse community
A group of people who show understanding of how language is used in their occupation
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Hyperbole - Lexis
Exaggeration
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Ellipsis
Gaps in phrases that still make sense. '...' indicates ellipsis
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Transitive verb - Grammar
Verb that can take a direct object - it is done to someone/something, e.g. She played (transitive) the piano (direct object)
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Intransitive verb - Grammar
Verb that does not need a direct object to complete its meaning, e.g. 'run' 'travel' 'sleep'
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Unique to a specific institution or context

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A group of people who show understanding of how language is used in their occupation

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Exaggeration

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Card 5

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Gaps in phrases that still make sense. '...' indicates ellipsis

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