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29 Cards in this Set

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: a word that modifies a noun by describing a quality of the thing named, indicating its quantity or extent, or specifying a thing as distinct from something else
5 : a literary, musical, or artistic production; especially : a short piece of writing done as a school exercise
: talking or a talk between two or more people
: a reference source in print or electronic form giving information about the meanings, forms, pronunciations, uses, and origins of words listed in alphabetical order
2 : a reference book that lists in alphabetical order terms or names important to a particular subject along with explanations of their meanings and uses <a law dictionary>
: conversation or debate for the purpose of understanding a question or subject
Everyday language
Language spoken by a people as opposed to literary language
1 : something told or written that is not fact
2 : a made-up story
: a story made up and handed down by the common people
1 : a list of the hard or unusual words found in a book
2 : a dictionary of the special terms in a particular field
Group discussion
A discussion among participants who have an agreed topic
Guest speaker
A person who has been invited to present a speech at an event where they are not the host. Usually a person who has special knowledge to present to the attendees
Main character
The central figure of a story or book
Main idea
The main idea of a paragraph is what all the sentences are about: the main idea of a book is the topic written about
1 : the part of a page outside the main body of printed or written matter
2 : boundary area
Mental image
An iconic mental representation
: a communication in writing, in speech, or by signals
2 : a messenger's errand or function
3 : an underlying theme or idea
Non fiction
literature or cinema that is not fictional
a word that is the name of something (as a person, animal, place, thing, quality, idea, or action) and that is typically used in a sentence as subject or object of a verb or as object of a preposition
Predictable book
A book which is easy foretell on the basis of observation, experience, or reasoning
: planning and getting ideas in order before writing
: a word that is used as a substitute for a noun
b : to print the work of
1 : something set up as an end to be attained
2 : an object or result achieved
To read again
To read again
Rules which govern the spellings of words
Table of contents
A list of divisions and (chapters or articles) and the pages on which they start
A book used in schools or colleges for the formal study of a subject
: a building or area for dramatic performances or for showing movies
2 : a place like a theater; especially : a room often with rising rows of seats (as for a lecture)
3 : a place of significant events or action <a theater of war>
a word that is usually the grammatical center of a predicate and expresses an act, occurrence, or state of being and that in various languages is inflected (as for agreement with the subject or for tense)