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Receptive And Expressive Communication Skills:

Receptive And Expressive Communication Skills Topic : VOCABULARY

What is Vocabulary ?:

What is Vocabulary ? It is the set of words within a language . Commonly defined as "all the words known and used by a particular person”. Also defined as words used in a particular context. Usually develops with age. A fundamental tool for communication and acquiring knowledge.

Active And Passive Vocabulary :

Active And Passive Vocabulary words that we understand and use are called  our active vocabulary. words that we understand but do not or cannot use are called our passive vocabulary.

Significance of Vocabulary:

Significance of Vocabulary Bigger the vocabulary, the better one will be able to communicate. An extensive vocabulary aids expression and communication. Vocabulary size has been directly linked to reading comprehension. A person may be judged by others based on his or her vocabulary.


HOMONYM Group of words that share the same spelling and pronunciations but have different meanings. Common source of confusion when writing Example- Bear: The bear can tolerate very cold temperatures. This will sound weird, but   bear  with me.


HOMOPHONES Type of homonym that also  sound  alike and have different meanings. But have different spellings . Example- See, sea. I see the sea when I stand on the cliff.


HOMOGRAPH Homographs  are words that are spelled the same, but have different meanings. Often pronounced differently as well.  Example- well  and  well Sam doesn't feel  well  today. Our neighbors are digging a new  well .


ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION One word can often be used to express the ideas of a phrase or a clause C an help in writing or communicating more precisely . Example: Homogeneous- Thing of same nature . Impracticable- That which cannot be practiced


SYNONYMS Synonym is defined as a word which has the same meaning as another word. Two words may have similar meanings too. Example: buy  and  purchase big  and  large


ANTONYM Words that mean the opposite of one another are known as antonyms. The word that is synonymous to the opposite of the given word is defined as antonyms. Examples: Push and pull fast and slow


IDIOMS An idiom is a combinationof words that have a figurative meaning owing to its common usage. An idioms figurative meaning is different from its literal meaning Ex- You should keep an eye out for that.- to keep an eye out for something means to maintain awareness of it so that you notice it as it occurs.


PHRASE A phrase is a group of words that stand together as a single unit, typically as a part of a clause or a sentence. Different types of phrases Noun phrase Verb phrase Adjectie phrase Adverbial phrase Prepositional phrase Ex- I will be going to college next year

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Presented By :- Vageesh Shekhawat A2305412021 Sauhard Sharma A2305412018 Bharat Shukla A2305412034 Namit Mukharya A2305412060

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