Terminology Level 2

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Pre-fronted Conjunction
Using a conjunction at the start of a sentence.
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Colloquailism
a word or phrase that is not formal or literary and is used in ordinary or familiar conversation.
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Comparative Adjective
The comparative form is used for comparing two people or things(e.g. taller, smaller).
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Superlative Adjective
The superlative is used for comparing one person or thing with every other member of their group(e.g. biggest,smallest).
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Idiom
A speech form or an expression of a given language that is peculiar to itself grammatically or cannot be understood from the individual meanings of its elements, as in 'keep tabs on'.
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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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Ellipsis
an intentional omission of a word, sentence, or whole section from a text without altering its original meaning.
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Elision
the omission of a sound or syllable when speaking (as in I'm, let's ).
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Prosodic Features
Prosodic features are features that appear when we put sounds together in connected speech(e.g.volume, intonation,metre).
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Tag Question
a question converted from a statement by an appended interrogative formula, e.g. it's nice out, isn't it?.
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a word or phrase that is not formal or literary and is used in ordinary or familiar conversation.

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Colloquailism

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The comparative form is used for comparing two people or things(e.g. taller, smaller).

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The superlative is used for comparing one person or thing with every other member of their group(e.g. biggest,smallest).

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Card 5

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A speech form or an expression of a given language that is peculiar to itself grammatically or cannot be understood from the individual meanings of its elements, as in 'keep tabs on'.

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