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Deictic - Terms used to denote words that rely on the context to be understood e.g. pass me that, there., Dependent or subordinate clause - A group of words which add extra information to the independent main clause, Dialogue - Language interaction with two or more participants, Discourse - The study of spoken language, Double negative - A structure in which more than one negative is used , Dynamic verbs - A verb that expresses an action rather than a state , Elision - The omission of sounds in connected speech, Ellipsis  - The omission of part of a sentence, End-focus - A change in the structure of the sentence to place emphasis on a closing sentence element., Enjambment - Run-on lines, Euphemism - A word that replaces a term seen by society as taboo or unpleasant, Exclamatory mood - A mood that expresses strong emotions, Eye rhyme - Where the rhyme looks like it should rhyme but the sound is not exactly the same., Fillers - Words used when hesitating in speech, um, er, foregrounding - A change in the structure of the sentence to place emphasis on an opening sentence element, Form - The structure and shape of the text, Fricatives - Sounds where air escapes through a small passage e.g. f, v, Hyperbole - Exaggeration used to heighten feeling and intensity, Iambic - A unit of poetic meter containing one unstressed syllable followed by one stressed syllable -/, Imagery - A descriptive or metaphorical use of language to create a vivid picture, Imperative mood - A mood that expresses a command, Indefinite article - ‘A’, Independent main clause - The group of words which carries the core meaning of the sentence, Internal rhyme - Where the rhyming sound occurs within a line of verse, Interrogative mood - A mood expressing a question, Intonation - The quality or tone of the voice in speech, IPA - The International Phonetic Alphabet used to classify the sounds of language, Juxtaposition - To place two or more things side by side, Lexical set - A group of words joined by similarities, Lexis - The term used to describe the vocabulary of a language,

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