Language techniques
Noun, verb or adjective?
Name the technique
Fact or Opinion?
100

This form of figurative language makes a comparison using "like" or "as".

Simile

100

What part of speech is "children"?

Noun

100

Instead of plastic straws, there are straws made of paper, glass, bamboo or stainless steel.

Listing

100

The earth is round.

Fact

200

Language intended to make the audience feel emotions.

Emotive language

200

What part of speech is "dangerous"?

adjective

200

The ocean is so polluted it is like a field of plastic debris.


Simile

200
Everyone should own a bicycle.

Opinion

300

Asking a question when no real answer is expected is called

rhetorical question

300

What part of speech is "protesting"?

verb

300

The ocean has become a field of plastic debris.

Metaphor

300
All 22 species of albatross are currently classified as endangered.

Fact

400

A command - telling the audience to do something.

Imperative

400

What part of speech is "future"?

Noun

400

If we don’t act now, by 2050 there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish.


Personal pronoun

400

Plastic breaks down into microplastics in the ocean.

Fact

500

A comparison that says something IS something else.

 

Metaphor

500

What part of speech is "luminous"?

adjective

500

The ocean is crying out for someone to take care of it.

Personification

500

Allowing 16 year olds to vote would be beneficial to our democracy.

Opinion

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