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Study the word list: English (subject)

Words for students starting secondary school to use in English lessons

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alliteration
Alliteration involves words that begin with the same sound. *
argue
Why do you always argue with me?
character
I like a person with a friendly character.
compare
Let's compare scores.
contrast
I like the contrast between the white jacket and blue trousers. *
imagery
Imagery is when words are used to create a picture in a reader's mind. *
persuasive
He had a very persuasive argument. *
rhyme
Time, crime and chime all rhyme.
simile
Simile involves describing something by comparing it with something else. *
metaphor
Symbolism is an art style which uses mythology and metaphor to convey ideas. *
onomatopoeia
Onomatopoeia is when the sound of a word is the same as its meaning. *
verb
A verb is a word that names an action ; run, walk, talk, for example. *
noun
A noun is a word that names someone or something. *
language
The TV censor cut out the bad language.
literature
Literature involves novels, plays, poetry and other forms of creative writing. *
Shakespeare
Shakespeare uses Macbeth's soliloquy to show that he is unsure about what to do. *
adjective
An adjective is a word which describes something. *
adverbs
Adverbs give detail to verbs. *

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