Type
Crossword
Description

Changing your pitch means changing between low and _______________sounds. high
Speaking fast or slow means changing the _______________ pace
To stop and wait a while before continuing to speak _______________ pause
To shout, "How dare you!" in a loud voice means you change the __________________ volume
The way we pronounce and enunciate the words diction
The lightness and darkness of each voice _______________________ tone
To give something more importance ________________________ emphasis
The different patterns of the sound in the poem _________________ Rhythm
Group divided and each takes turns to speak ____________________ antiphon
A method used when voices become more as they are added ____________________ cumulative
when a phrase or word is repeated _________________________ refrain
When only one person speaks is known as a ___________________ line solo
When the whole group speaks together it is called speaking in __________________ unison

Public speaking Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

moderator
cliche
analogy
simile
metaphor
keynote
introduction
pacing
diction
eye contact
posture
poise
volume
audience
movement
enunciation
pronunciation
kinesthetic
auditory
visual

literary devices Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

literary device which can be defined as the resolution of the issue  of a complicated plot in fiction. denouement
a word, which imitates the natural sounds of a thing. It creates a sound effect that mimics the thing described, making the description more expressive and interesting. onomatopoeia
a literary device where words are used in quick succession and begin with letters belonging to the same sound group. Whether it is the consonant sound or a specific vowel group, the alliteration involves creating a repetition of similar sounds in the sentence. alliteration
literary device wherein the author uses specific words and phrases that exaggerate and overemphasize the basic crux of the statement in order to produce a grander, more noticeable effect. hyperbole
usually refers to the sequence of events and happenings that make up a story. Speaker:In writing, the speaker is the voice that speaks behind the scene plot
literary device that is used step by step in literature to highlight and explain the details about a character in a story. characterization
the actual definition of the word rather than the nuances of its meaning or the feelings it implies denotation
It can be defined in a literary work as a voice or an assumed role of a character, which represents the thoughts of a writer, or a specific person the writer wants to present as his mouthpiece. persona
:In literature, it is described as a didactic lesson given through some sort of animal story fable
figure of speech, which presents a short story, typically with a moral lesson at the end. parable
a lyrical stanza written in praise for a person, event, or thing. The form developed in Ancient Greece and had a very specific and elaborate structure involving three parts known as the strophe, antistrophe, and epode. ode
The person telling the story who may or may not be a character in the story. narrator
literary devices that uses a part of something to refer to the whole or vice versa. It is somewhat rhetorical in nature, where the entire object is represented by way of a fraction of it or a fraction of the object is symbolized by the whole synechdoche
extended metaphor in a poem conceit
any element, subject, idea or concept that is constantly present through the entire body of literature. Using a motif refers to the repetition of a specific theme dominating the literary work motif
One such pause is known as “caesura,” which is a rhythmical pause in a poetic line or a sentence caesura
literary device which can be defined as having two successive rhyming lines in a verse and has the same meter to form a complete thought. It is marked by a usual rhythm, rhyme scheme and incorporation of specific utterances   couplet
Because each foot consists of two syllables, the trochaic is known as a duple meter. trochaic
the use of components in a sentence that are grammatically the same; or similar in their construction, sound, meaning, or meter. Parallelism examples are found in literary works as well as in ordinary conversations. parallelism
a brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or idea of historical, cultural, literary or political significance allusion
figure of speech that makes a comparison, showing similarities between two different things. Unlike a metaphor, a simile draws resemblance with the help of the words “like” or “as.” simile
any figure of speech which depends on a non-literal meaning of some or all of the words used. figurative language
the distinctive tone or tenor of an author’s writings. Diction is not just a writer's choice of words it can include the mood, attitude, dialect and style of writing. diction
an enduring pattern or motif throughout the literary work, occurring in a complex, long winding manner or it can be short and succinct and provide a certain insight into the story. theme
perspective of which a story is told point of view

Drama Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

clear pronunciation of words articulation
change of voice to express emotion tone
speaking, moving or pausing at exactly the right moment timing
build up excitement tension
the position of the acting area relative to the audience staging
drama created on the spot without a script or plan improvisation
the written words of a drama script
section of a drama set in one place at one time scene
part played by an actor; attitude adopted role
position of the body; how it is held posture
storyline of a drama plot
person who has written the drama playwright
use of the body as a means of communication movement
a character speaks their thoughts aloud monologue
acting out an event from the past flashback
the stress on a word or phrase emphasis

Academic Language Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a particular study of something analysis
an expression including the words "like" or "as" to compare one thing with another simile
an expression that describes a person or object by referring to something that is considered to possess similar characteristics metaphor
the last two lines in a Shakespearean sonnet that changes the readers outlook of the poem Volta
a type of usually humorous expression in which you say the opposite of what you intend irony
the description of an object or an idea as if it had human characteristics personification
a way of speaking or writing that makes someone or something sound much bigger, better, smaller, worse, more unusual, etc., than they are hyperbole
the exact opposite, or opposition of the thesis antithesis
the repetition of consonants at the beginning of two or more words, as in "live and learn" alliteration
the use of similar sounds, esp. vowels, in two or more words, as in "mellow wedding bells" assonance
a combination of sounds or musical notes that are pleasant when heard together consonance
explaining or describing an event or situation in writing expository
expresses the writer's attitude toward the subject or the reader tone
intended to seem important or influence people rhetorical
the act of combining different ideas or things to make a whole that is new and different from the items considered separately synthesis
, in grammar, a situation in which two nouns or noun phrases are used to refer to the same person or thing appositive
a belief or opinion that you develop from the information that you know inference
to state something written or spoken in different words, esp. in a shorter and simpler form to make the meaning clearer paraphrase
a feeling or idea that is suggested by a word in addition to its basic meaning, or something suggested by an object or situation connotation
the topic of discussion or writing or the main idea of a work of literature or art theme
an expression of opinion, or the right to express an opinion voice
the use of pictures or words to create images, esp. to create an impression or mood imagery
a piece of writing or music that copies the style of a serious piece in a way that is intentionally humorous parody
the voice in which a story is told and its relationship to the events in the story point of view
to put things or people next to each other, esp. in order to compare them juxtaposition
to suggest the happening of a future event foreshadow
the naming of something with a word whose sound suggests the thing itself, such as "buzz" and "zip" onomatopoeia
the manner in which words are pronounced diction
in a written work is the passages which explain where events take place, what happened before the story begins, and the background of the characters exposition
an important character in a story or play; usually the good guy protagonist
a person who opposes or disagrees with the protagonist; usually the bad guy antagonist

1-20 Literary Word Terms Puzzle Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

How the author presents the story to a reader; second person, first person, third person Point of view
Message of the story; the big idea Theme
The choice of words by the writer/author Diction
Figure of speech which depends on a non-literal meaning of the words used. ex; simile, metaphor Figurative Language
Figure of speech that makes a comparison using words "like" or "as" Simile
Brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or idea of historical, cultural, literary, or political significance. Allusion
Parts of the sentence are grammatically the same or similar in construction Parallelism
One long syllable followed by a short syllable Trochaic
Having two successful lines that rhyme in a verse Couplet
"not so awkward" pause in the middle of a line of poetry Caesura
A recurring element that holds a symbolic meaning/significance in a story Motif
Comparing two unlikely things in a clever way Conceit
Using large groups to refer to a smaller group or vice versa Synecdoche
a literary technique that is lyrical in nature, but not very lengthy Ode
Illustrating one or more lessons/principles in an instructive way Parable
The person telling the story and setting the point of view Narrator
Includes animals, legendary creatures, plants, inanimate objects or forces of nature to show a moral lesson Fable
Person who is understood to be speaking Persona
Literal definition of a word Denotation
Developing characters and creating images of the characters for the readers Characterization

Chapter 3: Voice and Diction Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the standard of something as measured against other things of a similar kind; the degree of excellence of something. quality
the quality of a sound governed by the rate of vibrations producing it; the degree of highness or lowness of a tone. pitch
the strength ,force, or intensity with which sound is made. volume
the unstressed central vowel (as in a mom e nt a go), represented by the symbol (ə) in the International Phonetic Alphabet. schwa
the way in which a word is pronounced pronunciation
the vibrant tone produced when sound waves strike the chambers of the throat, head, nose, and mouth resonance
modulation, variety in pitch inflection
the speed at which words are spoken rate
referring to consonants, such as p,t, and f, that do not cause vibration of the vocal folds when sounded voiceless
the quality of sound produced through nasal passages nasality
an unvaried speaking tone; lack of inflection throughout a speech monotone
the selection and pronunciation of words and their combinations in speech diction
referring to consonants, such as b, d, and v, that cause vibration pf the vocal folds when sounded voiced

Customer Service Week Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Your most important communication tool when you’re on the phone is your _____. voice
Another word for internal customer is _____. coworker
Taking personal responsibility for a customer’s complaint is taking _____ o w n e r s h i p
You sound more relaxed and friendly when you _____ while talking on the phone. s m i l e
You start each call with a friendly ____ g r e e t i n g
Offering a customer additional products or services is cross-selling or _____. u p s e l l i n g
With angry customers it’s important to let them do this, _____. v e n t
A positive one will make your day better. a t t i t u d e
The annual celebration of the importance of customer service is _____. (3 words). CustomerServiceWeek
Customer complaints should be seen as _____ to improve service. opportunit
Delighting your customers means _____ their expectations. exceeding
When speaking with customers you should vary the _____ of your voice. Tone
The people you serve each day. customers
Anticipating problems, heading them off and alerting customers is being _____. proactive
Treat each customer as if they’re the _____ one you’ll deal with that day. only
Customers who have their complaints satisfactorily resolved tell an average of how many people? five
The most important customer service skill is _____. listening

U.S. Government Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a politically organized body of people usually occupying a definite territory state
the powers shared by the federal and state governments concurrent powers
the powers that the constitution neither gives to congress nor denies to the states reserved powers
the powers given to Congress rather than to the states delegated powers
people who are chosen to speak and act for their fellow citizens;elected by a state Senators
people who are chosen to speak and act for their fellow citizens; elected by a district Representatives
relating to a crime criminal cases
advisors to the President cabinet
two house legislature bicameral
a case relating to the rights of citizens civil case
interprets laws to see what they mean and whether they are constitutional Judicial Branch
a system that allows each branch of government to limit the powers of the other two checks and balances
a trial where a group of tweleve people listens to the evidence and decides who wins the case jury trial
listed powers for Congress; the great laundry list of congressional chores enumerated powers
the House of Representatives accusing the President of wrongdoing impeach
a group of lawmakers which is divided into 2 smaller groups Congress
action by a President refusing to approve a bill passed by Congress veto
law making branch Legislative Branch
an idea for a law that has been written down bill
more than half majority
executes or carries out laws Executive Branch
less than half minority
there is no jury so the judge gives the verdict bench trial
asking an appellate court to review a case appeal

Poetic Devices and Literary Terms Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

the central idea, topic, or point of a story, essay, or narrative theme
the word choice and phrasing in any written or spoken text diction
words or phrases that has other meaning(s) than it's normal definition figurative language
the comparison of two things using the words "like" or "as" simile
a reference to something; when a writer mentions some other work, or refers to an earlier part of the current work allusion
a verse or poem written in trochees trochaic
two successive rhyming lines in a verse and has the same meter to form a complete thought couplet
a pause in a line of poetry that is formed by the rhythms of natural speech rather than by metrics caesura
an extended metaphor with a complex logic that governs a poetic passage or entire poem conceit
a form of poetry such as sonnet or elegy; a literary technique that is lyrical in nature, but not very lengthy ode
the voice behind the poem - the person we imagine to be saying the thing out loud speaker
the use of over-exaggeration for the purpose of creating emphasis or being humorous, but it is not intended to be taken literally hyperbole
two or more words in a phrase or line of poetry that share the same beginning sound alliteration
a word, which imitates the natural sounds of a thing onomatopoeia
employs an understatement by using double negatives or, in other words, positive statement is expressed by negating its opposite expressions litote
a stylistic device in which several coordinating conjunctions are used in succession in order to achieve an artistic effect polysyndeton
when a thing, an idea, or an animal is given human attributes personification
the repetition of a vowel sound or diphthong in non-rhyming words assonance
the deliberate repetition of the first part of the sentence in order to achieve an artistic effect anaphora
a division of four or more lines having a fixed length, meter, or rhyming scheme stanza
repetitive sounds produced by consonants within a sentence or phrase consonance
a literary element that evokes certain feelings or vibes in readers through words and descriptions mood
informal words, phrases, or even slang in a piece of writing colloquial
implicit, implied,or hidden comparisons between two things that are unrelated, but which share some common characteristics metaphor
a figure of speech in which two opposite ideas are joined to create an effect oxymoron
the repetiton of the same or similar sounds that occurs in two or more words, usually at the end of lines in poems or songs rhyme
when a poen consists of foots containing unaccented and short syllables followed by a long and accented syllable in a single line of a poem iambic
a verse with four lines, or even a full poem containing four lines, having an independent and separate theme quatrain
a literary device that demonstrates the long and short patterns through stressed and unstressed syllables, particularly in verse form rhythm
a figure of speech sometimes represented by exclamation "O" apostrophe
a stylistic device used in literature and poetry to intentionally eliminate conjunctions between the phrases and in the sentence, yet maintain the grammatical accuracy asyndeton
a statement that appears to be self-contadictory or silly but may include a latent truth paradox
an attitude of a writer toward a subject or an audience tone
the use of figurative language to represent objects, actions, and ideas in such a way thag it appeals to our physical senses imagery
a unit of rhythm in poetry, the pattern of the beats; a foot meter

Public Speaking Terminology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Including visual components as a way to enhance one's presentation. Examples could be posters, charts, graphs, or PowerPoint presentations. Visual aid
Giving a presentation or speaking without any time to prepare beforehand. Impromptu
Reading or speaking during a presentation without stumbling over words. Fluency
Using nonverbal communication with your face to send a message while speaking. facial expression
Changing up the highness and lowness of one's voice to indicate one's attitude. Tone
Changing one's physical position while speaking. It can often help to keep the audience's attention, but if it's done too much it can be distracting. Movement
Choosing appropriate vocabulary for the people who are listening or watching the speaker. Diction
The speed at which one speaks. Pacing.
Speaking clearly during a presentation so that all sounds and syllabus can be heard. Enunciation
Looking at the individuals in the audience to get their attention and make a connection. Eye contact
Moving one's body parts as a means of expression. Using gestures. gesticulation
The term for the people who are watching or listening to a speaker. Audience