English features

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Lexis
The vocabulary system; meanings at word and phrase level. How and why we choose the words we want from all the words in the language and what effect different words will have - e.g We choose to use the word 'discover' rather than the word 'find'.
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Phonetics/ Phonology
The sounds of English, how they are produced and how they are described. How we organise the sounds of our language to produce certain effects such as rhythm, rhyme, intonation, or stress - e.g Alliteration is an example of a phonological feature
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Graphology
How the layout or visual features of texts can contribute to the meaning - e.g fonts, size of letters, symbols or logos, graphics, colours, handwriting or printed letters, paragraphs, coloumns.
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Pragmatics
The ways in which social conventions and implied meanings are encoded or hidden in spoken or written language - e.g 'Your bedroom is a mess' is a simple statement. Its probable hidden meaning is 'Tidy your bedroom, please!'
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The sounds of English, how they are produced and how they are described. How we organise the sounds of our language to produce certain effects such as rhythm, rhyme, intonation, or stress - e.g Alliteration is an example of a phonological feature

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Phonetics/ Phonology

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How the layout or visual features of texts can contribute to the meaning - e.g fonts, size of letters, symbols or logos, graphics, colours, handwriting or printed letters, paragraphs, coloumns.

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Card 4

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The ways in which social conventions and implied meanings are encoded or hidden in spoken or written language - e.g 'Your bedroom is a mess' is a simple statement. Its probable hidden meaning is 'Tidy your bedroom, please!'

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HGFD

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