Paper one, word classes

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What is ellipsis?
When part of the sentence is left out to avoid repetition
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What is a declarative sentence?
Making statements
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What is an interrogative sentence?
Asking questions
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What is a imperative sentence?
Giving orders or commands
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What is an exclamatory sentence?
Emphasise what you're saying using an exclamation mark
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Where does turn taking occur?
In a conversation
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How does an interruption occur?
When two people end up talking at the same time
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What is a tag question?
A tag question is a question added onto the end of a sentence. It's mainly used when looking for support of another speaker
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Howard Giles
Accommodation theory. Convergence and Divergence
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What is upward and downward convergence?
Upwardly converging is when you move your accent towards R.P. Downwardly convergence is when you move your accent down towards non-standard English
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What are the four maxims made by H.P.Grice?
Grice's maxims of manner, quantity, quality and relevence
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What is flouting a maxim?
To go against and break the rules of the maxims
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What is positive and negative politeness?
Positive politeness is when we make a relationship with the other person using compliments and first makes. Negative politeness is when you keep yourselves to yourselves and 'excuse me' is used when talking to strangers
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What is a modal auxiliary verb?
Words such as; will, should, would, shall, can, could, must, ought to, etc
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What is a primary auxiliary verb?
To do, to be, to have
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What is hyperbole?
Rhetorical Exaggeration
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