Denotation and  Connotation –Literal vs. implied     meaning
Write down three different meanings         for these phrases:1. He was cool.Eg. He felt cold.4. She was on fire.
Write down three different meanings         for these phrases:1. He was cool.- He felt cold.- He was good looking and tren...
Pragmatics –meaning created by     context
“MUM’S TAKING US TO LEGOLAND®  SHES AN ABSOLUTE BRICK.”  “BOOK NOW FOR LEGOLAND®DON’T WORRY, THEY TAKE PLASTIC.”    Which ...
Look at this text from an advert:How to be beautiful. First, feed yourself through a furnace.                        ANOTH...
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Denotation connotation

  1. 1. Denotation and Connotation –Literal vs. implied meaning
  2. 2. Write down three different meanings for these phrases:1. He was cool.Eg. He felt cold.4. She was on fire.
  3. 3. Write down three different meanings for these phrases:1. He was cool.- He felt cold.- He was good looking and trendy.- He was polite but not friendly.2. She was on fire.- Her coat had caught fire.- She was giving an amazing speech.- She was incredibly attractive.
  4. 4. Pragmatics –meaning created by context
  5. 5. “MUM’S TAKING US TO LEGOLAND® SHES AN ABSOLUTE BRICK.” “BOOK NOW FOR LEGOLAND®DON’T WORRY, THEY TAKE PLASTIC.” Which are the homonyms?
  6. 6. Look at this text from an advert:How to be beautiful. First, feed yourself through a furnace. ANOTHER Then take a dip in hot oil. (About 1000°C should be OK.) BEAUTIFULAfter that, get blasted by small metal balls. Finally, stretch ENGLISHand compress your entire body to the limit 250,000 times. SPRING. Then, and only then, can you be fitted to the most stunning 4x4. Explain in three sentences, with quotes, how this uses word play to get the point across.

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