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Flashcards - GACE English: Vocabulary & Language Development

Flashcards - GACE English: Vocabulary & Language Development
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conjunctive adverbs
A conjunctive adverb is an adverb that connects two independent clauses
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homonyms
In linguistics, a homonym is one of a group of words that share the same pronunciation but have different meanings, whether spelled the same or not
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vocabulary
A person's vocabulary is the set of words within a language that are familiar to that person
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consonants
In articulatory phonetics, a consonant is a speech sound that is articulated with complete or partial closure of the vocal tract
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dialect
The term dialect is used in two distinct ways to refer to two different types of linguistic phenomena
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accent
In sociolinguistics, an accent is a manner of pronunciation peculiar to a particular individual, location, or nation
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Noam Chomsky
Avram Noam Chomsky is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian, social critic, and political activist
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Noam Chomsky
Avram Noam Chomsky is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian, social critic, and political activist
accent
In sociolinguistics, an accent is a manner of pronunciation peculiar to a particular individual, location, or nation
dialect
The term dialect is used in two distinct ways to refer to two different types of linguistic phenomena
consonants
In articulatory phonetics, a consonant is a speech sound that is articulated with complete or partial closure of the vocal tract
vocabulary
A person's vocabulary is the set of words within a language that are familiar to that person
homonyms
In linguistics, a homonym is one of a group of words that share the same pronunciation but have different meanings, whether spelled the same or not
conjunctive adverbs
A conjunctive adverb is an adverb that connects two independent clauses
repetition
Repetition is an 1843 book by Søren Kierkegaard and published under the pseudonym Constantin Constantius to mirror its titular theme
holophrastic
Holophrasis is the prelinguistic use of a single word to express a complex idea
syllable
A syllable is a unit of organization for a sequence of speech sounds
homographs
A homograph is a word that shares the same written form as another word but has a different meaning
English Language Learner
An English language learner is a person who is learning the English language in addition to his or her native language
homophones
A homophone is a word that is pronounced the same as another word but differs in meaning, and may differ in spelling
glossaries
A glossary, also known as a vocabulary or clavis, is an alphabetical list of terms in a particular domain of knowledge with the definitions for those terms

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