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1

What is hypocrisy?

Behaving in a way you tell others not to

2

What is prejudice?

A judgement on somebody before meeting them

3

What is an imperative verb?

Gives orders, commands and instructions
{come, give, bring}

4

What is a progressive/continuous verb?

Describes ongoing actions in the present past or future
-incomplete actions
-still going on
-ends in ing
{working, going, helping}

5

What is a modal verb?

Shows if we believe something is certain, possible or probable (or not)
-cannot exist in a sentence without another verb
{should, could, might, would, can, may, shall, will}

6

What is a common noun?

Any noun that isn't a proper noun
{table, chair, door, spoon}

7

What is a proper noun?

A name of a person, place, country, organisation with a capital letter
{SJB, Zero, Scotland, London}

8

What is an abstract noun?

A noun that you cannot touch, hear, see, smell or taste
{joy, terror, despair}

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What is a collective noun?

A noun for a group of things
{swarm, gaggle, flock, herd}

10

What is a countable noun?

A noun that does have a plural form, that you can count
{apples, bananas, tables, chairs}

11

What is an uncountable noun?

A noun that does not exist in the plural form
{food, furniture, water, concrete}

12

What are the nine structural techniques?

Parallel characters/situations
Contrasting characters/events
Narrative perspective
Extended metaphors
Short paragraphs
Foreshadowing
Cliffhangers
Rising + falling tension
Short sentences

13

What are the ACOASTMAP techniques?

Adjectives
Colours
Onomatopoeia
Adverbs
Similes, senses
Three (rule of)
Metaphors
Alliteration
Personification

14

What is temerity?

Excessive confidence or boldness; audacity

15

What are the AFOREST techniques?

Alliteration, appeal to reader directly
Facts, first person
Opinions, opposition
Rhetorical questions
Emotive language
Statistics, sarcasm
Three