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Dialect
Barm, lobbies.
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Accent
Lundon- London, Bolon- Bolton.
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Concrete noun
Desk, chair, carpet.
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Abstract noun
Peace, pain, democracy.
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Verb
Ripped, burned, running.
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Superlative
Fastest, bravest, most handsome.
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Comparative
Lighter, faster, braver.
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Euphemism
Ladies room, water the plants, passed away.
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Dyphemism
Popped their cloggs, kick the bucket.
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Low frequency lexis
Vertible, mogul, smogashord.
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Proper noun
London, Paris, Jared Leto.
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Declarative
I love cupcakes, ice cream is the best.
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Exclamative/ exclamatory
Buying wine is fun!
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Pun
Store wars- Starwars.
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Cultural allusion
Starwars, Startreck, Harry Potter.
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Imperative
Read this, sit down.
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Adjective
Big, yellow, pretty, short.
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Noun phrase
International fashion house.
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Metaphor
He is a rock.
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Simile
She is like a star.
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Collective noun
Herd, school of fish, colony of ants.
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Alliteration
Tots to teens, sun fun.
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Sibilance
Sizzling sausages.
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Colloquial lexis
Tenner- ten pounds.
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Hyprid homophone
B4- before.
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Number homophone
2- to, 4- for.
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Letter homophone
U- you, B- be.
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Intensifier
So, very, really.
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Idiom
Thrown in atte deep end, it's raining cats and dogs.
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Dramatic irony
Teacher more worried about class than husband.
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Sociolet
Bombs, front line, no man's land.
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Elision
Gonna, wanna.
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Taboo lexis
Shite, ******, f**k, s**t.
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Passive voice
The ball was thrown.
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Reported speech
He said "hi".
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Parenthesis
- ' , ()
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Ellipsis
Got my own mug, drink tea from it.
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Suspension marks
I feel...happy.
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Minor sentence
Not friends. Always.
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Fronted conjunction
And, now.
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Vague lexis
Stuff, thingie.
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Comment clause
I think, I suppose.
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Simplex form
Mummy, doggie, woof-woof.
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Modal auxillary verb
Must, will. Might, could.
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Inrtjection
Oh
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Acronym
NASA, laser.
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Initialism
M.O- mode of operation, PCSO- police community service officer.
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Pronoun
(Victoria) I, you, he, she, it, they.
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Clipping
Telly, veg.
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Hedge
Prehaps, about, possibly.
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Ambiguity
He's an abominaton- psychological? moral?
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Tag question
It's cold in here isn't it?
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Monosyllabic lexis
Vic, pow, Tom, Dean.
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Polysyllabis lexis
Victoria, photosynthesis.
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Compound adjective
Brain-dead.
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Syndetic listing
Bills, love letters and circulars.
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Asyndetic listing
Bills, love letters, circulars.
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Parallel phrasing
I came, I saw, I conquered.
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Determiner
The, a, an.
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Anadiplosis
His mind drifts. Drifts back to the vault.
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Pathetic fallacy
The heavens sobbed.
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Hipophora
Why should we care? 'Cause it's important.
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AIDA model
Attention, Interest, Desire, Action.
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Slogan
Have a break, have a Kit Kat.
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Parody
Mexican fried lamb- torture.
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Conditional clause
If you need. Or when you get here.
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Intertextuality
A dog is for life, not just for Christmas- RSPCA.
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Tactile(touch)
The air is tangible.
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Visual(sight)
Vivid citrus green.
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Auditory(hearing)
Cracked like a firework.
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Olfactory(smell)
Scent of mush and apples.
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Gustatory(taste)
Sweet and sugary pear drop.
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Fronted adverbial
After meeting rick.
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Antithesis
Best and worst, black and white.
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Dynamic verb
Punching, jumping.
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Minimising adverb
Only, just.
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Speech verb
Remarked, shouted, bellowed, choked.
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Phonological feature
Phew! Tut tut.
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Emotive lexis
Cold, lonely, frightened.
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Synonym
Home/ house.
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Assonance
District six, a fine time.
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Rule of 3
Is it right, fair or just.
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Anecdote
Story of dislocated shoulder( illustrates point)
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Litote
King(Henry V) said "I am just a soldier".
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Incrementum
Friends, Romans, countrymen.
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Anaphora
Every patient, every business, every person.
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Reflexive pronoun
I, myself. You, yourselves.
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Mode of address
Tom/ you/ boy/ Thomas.
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Prepositions/ prepositonal phrase
In, on, under, behind the door.
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Phatic talk
Weather at bus stop/ to another student "hi, how are you".
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Dietic references
This, that, here, there.
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Present participles
Throwing, screaming.
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Adjectival form
California- californian.
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Latinate lexis
Fire- conflagration, walking- peramubulating, imprison- incarceration.
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Adverbial intensifier
Terribly,amazingly, fantastically.
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Eponym
Sandwich, disel, cheddar, hamburger, Alzheimers.
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Archaic grammar
Blowed down.
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Archaic lexis
Manchet, petticoat.
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Semantic shift
Gay= happy, homosexual, useless.
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Neologism
Ugly selfie, smartglasses, snownado.
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Collocation
Over the top, fish and chips, judge and jury.
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Main clause
They went over.
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Subordinate clause
In the grey and purple light of a September morn.
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Present participle
Jumping, skipping, running.
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Past participle
Jumped, skipped, ran.
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Superscription
My own sweet mother, Dear Sir, Hi Jane.
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Subscription
Your very own Wilfred, Yours Sincerely.
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Ampersand
&
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Hypernym
Road
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Hyponym
Dual carriage way, slip road, motorway.
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Discourse markers
Now, then, firstly.
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Onomatopoeia
Bang, crash, sizzle.
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Stative verb
She is there.
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Adverb
Quickly, slowly, soon.
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Interrogative
Do you like pizza?
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Active voice
Victoria threw the ball.
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Slang
Wicked, sick, mint.
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Idiolect
Ah say, ah say, Maureen.
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Cliche
Plenty more fish in the sea.
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Card 2

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Lundon- London, Bolon- Bolton.

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Accent

Card 3

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Desk, chair, carpet.

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Card 4

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Peace, pain, democracy.

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Card 5

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Ripped, burned, running.

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