English Terminology

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1. What is the difference between intonation and pitch?

  • Intonation refers to the actual sound of the word.
  • Intonation is the variance in the speaker's voice and pitch refers to the actual tone.
  • Pitch refers to the general variance in the speaker's voice and intonation refers to the actual tone.
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2. What is a word with 2/+ more syllables called?

  • Polysyllabic lexis.
  • Monosyllabic lexis.

3. What is a definite article?

  • 'you'.
  • 'the'.
  • a 'doing' word.
  • 'a/an'

4. What is an 'indirect reference' to something called?

  • Allusion.
  • Semantic.
  • Analogy.
  • Acronym.
  • Metaphor.

5. What is it called when two words are connected with a hyphen?

  • Compound Words.
  • Pastiche.
  • Portmanteau.
  • Clipping.

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