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discourse marker
a word or phrase whose function is to organize discourse into segments, for example well or I mean.
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neologism
a new made up e.g. selfie
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juxtaposition
texts and images placed next to each other to give an effect.
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grapheme
smallest unit that can create contrasts in meaning e.g. 'x' can mean a kiss or location 'x marks the spot' etc
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non fluency features
things that interupt the flow of speech.
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derogative
negative
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inarticulate
words that make the situation awkward
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schema
expectations of the given situation
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diexis
words that dont make exact sense/ are unclear
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amiguity
something that has more than 1 meaning
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paralinguistics
when language is influenced by body language
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interrogative
asking questions
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ellision
words that have been shortened
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ellipsis
missing words out
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connotation
words that are related to a denotation
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denotation
actual meaning of a word
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adjacency pair
2 utterances made by 2 speakers that can be related
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antithesis
a person or thing that is the direct opposite of someone or something else
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colloqiual
Colloquialism refers to a word or phrase that is not formal or literary
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philanthropist
the desire to promote the welfare of others
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askew
slanted font
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parallelism
balance of 2 or more similar words
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omniscent narrator
an 'all knowing' narrator e.g knows everything
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satirical
humour
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hyperbolic
exaggerating
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premodifier
word that comes before an adjective
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elaborate words
big words/ more interesting
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anthropormorphism
personification
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pragmatic
changing language due to the social situation
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back channel behaviour
showing a person you are listening by using words such as hmm and yeah
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miread
lots of
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calumny
false statement
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polysolabic words
a word of more than three syllables
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a new made up e.g. selfie

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neologism

Card 3

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texts and images placed next to each other to give an effect.

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Card 4

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smallest unit that can create contrasts in meaning e.g. 'x' can mean a kiss or location 'x marks the spot' etc

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Card 5

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things that interupt the flow of speech.

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