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Diphthong
two vowel characters representing the sound of a single vowel
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Neology:
the process of new word formation, including the following: blends, compounds, acronyms, initialisms, eponyms.
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Modification
: the adding of additional words to provide more detail to a head word in a phrase either before it (pre-modification) or after it (post-modification).
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Adjuncts
non-essential elements of clauses (usually adverbials) that can be omitted (e.g. “I’ll see you in the morning”).
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Interdiscursivity
the use of discourses from one field as part of another (eg the use of science discourses in the selling of beauty products, or the use of commercial discourses in education).
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Positioning
how a text producer places or orientates him/herself to the subject being presented and towards the audience or reader being addressed.
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the process of new word formation, including the following: blends, compounds, acronyms, initialisms, eponyms.

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Neology:

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: the adding of additional words to provide more detail to a head word in a phrase either before it (pre-modification) or after it (post-modification).

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non-essential elements of clauses (usually adverbials) that can be omitted (e.g. “I’ll see you in the morning”).

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the use of discourses from one field as part of another (eg the use of science discourses in the selling of beauty products, or the use of commercial discourses in education).

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