English Language Terminology

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Mind Map on English Language Terminology, created by NigeFurnell on 01/12/2014.

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English Language Terminology
1 Declarative Sentence - Sentence that forms a statement
2 Interrogative Sentence - Sentence that proposes a question
3 Imperative Sentence - Sentence that makes a command or request
3.1 Mitigated Imperative - Using hedging or modal verbs to make a sentence seem less direct
4 Exclamative Sentence - Sentence reflecting strong emotion and feeling using exclamation
5 Hyperbole - Extreme Exaggeration
6 Euphenism - Sopthens or hides a meaning (hedging) e.g passed away
7 Parenthesis - Use of brackets
8 Influenticial power - power used to influence/persuade others
9 Synthetic Personalisation - Construct a relationship with the reader e.g You
10 Ideology - Set of beliefs or attitudes set by an individual or group
11 Passive Verb - A word stating something will be/ does get done
12 conjunction - Used the connect phrases
13 Modal Verbs - an auxiliary verb that expresses necessity or possibility e.g might, should, would, must
14 Accomodation - How a text accomadates for different readers
15 Lexical Connectives - connectives that link up to create cohesion
15.1 Cohesion - How well the text fits together as a whole
16 Jargon - terminology used that is specific to the topic/subject
17 Downward and upward convergence - How language is altered to relate to a new audience e.g politician talking to teenagers to relate to them
18 Dialect - form of spoken language specific to a area
19 Sociolect - spoken language of a group e.g working class
20 Idiolect - Language which is personal/ specific to the person

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