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English Language sac

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CONCESSION
although,however,but,neverless
existential sentence
Existential clauses are clauses that indicate only an existence eg. THERE are boys in the yard.. there is the dummy subject
FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE
not taken literally
active voice
subject comes first eg. the boy made a plan
COMMENT
predicate
passive voice
oblect comes fist eg. a plan was made by the boy
DENOTATION
dictionary meaning
Cleft sentences
are used to help us focus on a particular part of the sentence and to emphasise what we want to say by introducing it or building up to it with a kind of relative clause.
end focus
most important info at end of sentence
coordinant
any conjunction except and but or
Animation
human to non living eg to grow a bussiness
TEMPORAL
time eg. first,then,at the same time,after,throughout
indirect speech
no talking marks aka reported
cause and effect
as a result,since,because.. thing that makes something else happen as a result of it
homonym
words spelt same having different meaning eg ran away, ran the shop
extra position
Extrapostion is the process or result of moving an element from its normal place to a place at the end or near to the end of a sentence.
irony
saying opposite of what you mean eg. sarcasm
puns lead to what
ambiguity
Paradox
goes against popular belief eg. a violent teacher
subordinant
and but or
parellelism
alongside he IS a boy and IS a person and IS aginsts it because he IS a catholic
inversion
can read more than 1 way
hyperbole/exaggeration/overstatement
he laughed until he split his sides
puns
playing with homophones
fronting
most important info at start of sentence
direct speech
" "
CONNOTATION
own feelings that go along with a word
addition
adding onto eg and, moreover,or etc.
nominalisation
takes the feeling out of it- makes it formal
listing
eg. shopping list
Understatement
just a little cut- head cut off
foregrounding
giving unusual prominence to one element or property of a text, relative to other less noticeable aspects. drws attention to itself-suprising
agentless passive
a plan was made
LITERAL LANGUAGE
actual
COMPARISON
differences
homophone
words spelt the smae having different menaings eg bore-boar
Anethesis
they promised freedom and provided slavery- opposite, create a balance
TOPIC
sunject
CONTRAST
similarities

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