English terms AS

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AS - Level English Language (terminology ) Flashcards on English terms AS , created by Megan Bailey on 04/08/2016.

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Noun that is a name Proper noun
Noun that describes emotion Abstract noun
Noun that describes a thing Concrete noun
A verb that describes an action. Eg jump Material verb
A verb that describes identity Eg appear Relational verb
A verb that describes internal Eg think Mental verb
A verb that describes external Eg scream Verbal verb
Adjective adverb Example- new Base adjective adverb
An adjective adverb Example- newer Comparative adjective adverb
Adjective adverb Example- newest Superlative
Pronoun Example- people, 1st, 2nd, 3rd Personal pronoun
Pronoun Example- show. This, these Demonstrative pronoun
Pronoun Example- non specific, someone Indefinite pronoun
Determiners Example- the, my, an Article determiner
Determiner Example- your Possessive determiner
Determiner Example- two, some Quantifiers determiner
Conjunctions Example- and, but, yet Co-ordinating conjunction
Conjunction Example- because, although, while Subordinating conjunction
All around one topic/ meaning Semantic field
Automatic link between two words Example- fish and chips Collocation
Fixed expression Idiom
Words meaning the same with little difference Example- old, vintage, past it Synonymy
Words that mean the opposite Example- old, new Antonyms
A main heading that can mean lots of things Example- transport -bus -train -car -walk -bike Hyponymy
A word that makes something seem better than it is Euphemism
A word that makes things seem worse than they are Dysphemism
A sign or image that is a direct picture of what it represents Icon
A sign or image that suggests associated meaning Symbol
Interplay of writing and images Multi-modal
Morphology Affixation (inflection vs derivation) Cat (1) Morphologically simple
Morphology Cats (2) Morphologically complex
Putting words together into phrases or sentences Syntax
Verb phrases Be, do, have Primary auxiliary
Verb phrases May, could, must Modal auxiliary
Clauses Types of voice Active or passive
4 types of sentence function 1) Imperative- tell someone what to do. 2) Declarative- declare something. 3) Interrogative- interrogate someone, lots of questions. 4) Exclamation- exclamation.
Other thing to look at when looking at sentences Complexity
What does Phonology look at? Sounds
4 Prosodics Volume Pitch Intonation Speech
Paralinguistics Body movements
Concepts Face wants Politeness Power Gender Genre Representation Register Formality Humour Stereotypes
What to put in an opening Context Audience Purpose Genre Mode
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