Language arts, Grades 6-8 – 120 Words

English Words (120 Words) selected in "Language arts, Grades 6-8" will help you study for the SAT,GRE,ACT,TOEFL exams and learn english.

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almanac

an annual publication arranged according to the calendar

argumentation

the methodical process of logical reasoning

atlas

a collection of maps in book form

autobiography

a book or account of your own life

background knowledge

information that is essential to understanding a situation or problem

bibliography

a list of writings with time and place of publication

biography

an account of the series of events making up a person’s life

body language

communication via the movements or attitudes of the body

broadcast

disseminate over the airwaves, as in radio or television

business letter

a letter dealing with business

caption

brief description accompanying an illustration

catalog

a complete list of things; usually arranged systematically

CD-ROM

a compact disk that is used with a computer

chronology

an arrangement of events in time

clarification

the act of removing solid particles from a liquid

climax

the highest point of anything

closing

the act of closing something

clue

evidence that helps to solve a problem

compile

get or gather together

compound sentence

a sentence composed of at least two coordinate independent clauses

conjunction

the state of being joined together

contract

a binding agreement that is enforceable by law

convention

the act of meeting formally

coordinating conjunction

a conjunction (like `and’ or `or’) that connects two identically constructed grammatical constituents

criticism

a serious examination and judgment of something

cross-reference

a reference at one place in a work to information at another place in the same work

demonstrative pronoun

a pronoun that points out an intended referent

derivation

the source or origin from which something comes

description

the act of depicting something

diagram

a drawing intended to explain how something works

dialect

the usage or vocabulary characteristic of a group of people

dialogue

a conversation between two persons

document

a representation of a person’s thinking with symbolic marks

documentary

a film presenting the facts about a person or event

editorial

an article giving opinions or perspectives

elaboration

developing in intricate and painstaking detail

enunciation

the articulation of speech with regards to intelligibility

episode

a happening that is distinctive in a series of events

etiquette

rules governing socially acceptable behavior

etymology

a history of a word

exclamation mark

a punctuation mark (!) used after an exclamation

exposition

a collection of things for public display

eye contact

contact that occurs when two people look directly at each other

feedback

the process in which output of a system is returned to input

figure of speech

language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense

film director

the person who directs the making of a film

flashback

a transition in a story to an earlier event or scene

footnote

a printed comment placed below the main text on a page

foreshadowing

the act of providing vague advance indications

format

the general appearance of a publication

gender

the biological or cultural traits associated with one sex

generalization

the process of abstracting common properties of instances

homonym

a word pronounced or spelled the same with another meaning

homophone

a word pronounced the same with another meaning or spelling

hyphen

a punctuation mark (-) used between parts of a word

inconsistency

the quality of lacking a harmonious uniformity among parts

independent clause

a clause in a complex sentence that can stand alone as a complete sentence

interjection

an abrupt emphatic exclamation expressing emotion

interpretation

the act of expressing something in an artistic performance

interview

the questioning of a person ; often conducted by journalists

intonation

the act of singing in a monotonous tone

jargon

technical terminology characteristic of a particular subject

juxtaposition

the act of positioning close together

knowledge base

the content of a particular field of knowledge

layout

a plan or design of something that is laid out

lecture

a speech that is open to the public

log

a segment of the trunk of a tree when stripped of branches

logic

the branch of philosophy that analyzes inference

logical argument

a course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood; the methodical process of logical reasoning

logo

a company emblem or device

metaphor

a figure of speech that suggests a non-literal similarity

meter

a basic unit of length (approximately 1.094 yards)

modifier

a content word that qualifies the meaning of a noun or verb

musical

characterized by or capable of producing music

narration

giving an account describing a course of events

native speaker

a speaker of a particular language who has spoken that language since earliest childhood

news bulletin

a short news announcement concerning some on-going news story

pacing

(music) the speed at which a composition is to be played

paraphrase

express the same message in different words

periodical

happening or recurring at regular intervals

personification

attributing human characteristics to abstract ideas

perspective

a way of regarding situations or topics

persuasion

communication intended to induce belief or action

plagiarism

taking someone’s words or ideas as if they were your own

present tense

a verb tense that expresses actions or states at the time of speaking

producer

someone who manufactures something

programming

setting an order and time for planned events

projection

the act of expelling or ejecting

proverb

a condensed but memorable saying embodying an important fact

recitation

a public instance of repeating something prepared in advance

relative pronoun

a pronoun (as `that’ or `which’ or `who’) that introduces a relative clause referring to some antecedent

rephrasing

changing a particular word or phrase

report

to give an account or representation of in words

representation

standing in for someone and speaking on their behalf

resolution

a decision to do something or to behave in a certain manner

restatement

a revised statement

rhythm

an interval during which a recurring sequence occurs

salutation

an acknowledgment or expression of good will

saying

a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations

scriptwriter

someone who writes scripts for plays or movies or broadcast dramas

simile

a figure of speech expressing a resemblance between things

simple sentence

a sentence having no coordinate clauses or subordinate clauses

sitcom

a humorous drama based on day-to-day situations

skit

a short theatrical episode

slang

informal language that is inappropriate for formal occasions

small talk

light informal conversation for social occasions

software

written programs operating on a computer system

sound system

a system of electronic equipment for recording or reproducing sound

speech pattern

distinctive manner of oral expression

stereotype

a conventional or formulaic conception or image

stress

special emphasis attached to something

subordinating conjunction

a conjunction that introduces a dependent clause

syntax

the study of the rules for forming admissible sentences

synthesize

combine and form a complex whole

tempo

the speed at which a composition is to be played

transition

the act of passing from one state or place to the next

translate

restate from one language into another language

verb phrase

one of the two main constituents of a sentence

viewpoint

a mental position from which things are viewed

word play

playing on words or speech sounds