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Adjacency Pairs
An utterance and reponse that are often seen together.
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Adjective
A type of word class. Adjectives refer to words that describe a noun.
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Advert
Another word class. Adverbs describe the verbs and usually end in "-ly". For exampl: she walked QUICKLY.
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Alliteration
Repetition of a series of constant or vowel at the beginning of words.
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Assonance
Repetition of the vowel sound in a series of words.
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Auxiliary Verb
Helps to establish when the action took place. e.g. The cat WAS sitting beside the bowl. "Was" tells us it's in the past.
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Cataphoric Reference
Using a series of pronouns before introducing the proper noun. "He's the current World No.2. He's known as 'the Rocket'. He comes from th UK. It's Ronnie O'Sullivan.
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Colloquial
The language of speech.
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Connotations
From "con" which meaans "with", these are the psycological associations that come with words.
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Declarative
The type of sentence function hat states something/describes something.
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Denotation
The dictionary definition of a word.
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Discourse Structure
The structure of the text, including beginning, middle, end, any ordering.
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Elision
Missing out letters or sounds.
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Ellipsis
Missing words out, because the listener/reader can fill in the gaps.
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Emotive
Language (often hyperbole) used to evoke emotions within the reader.
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Euphemism
A word or phrase used to soften a harsh reality. For example, "passed away" is a euphemism of "death".
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False Starts
Starting again to correct yourself.
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Fillers
Similar to voiced pause, but actually adding a word. For example: 'kinda', 'like', 'and stuff'
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Hyperbole
Exaggeration
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Idiolect
Individual language. Accent, pitch, favourite phrases etc. all make up someones personal language style.
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A type of word class. Adjectives refer to words that describe a noun.

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Adjective

Card 3

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Another word class. Adverbs describe the verbs and usually end in "-ly". For exampl: she walked QUICKLY.

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Card 4

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Repetition of a series of constant or vowel at the beginning of words.

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Card 5

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Repetition of the vowel sound in a series of words.

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