Glossary (Version 8.4)

the features of language that support meaning (for example, sentence structure, noun group/phrase, vocabulary, punctuation, figurative language). Choices in language features and text structures together define a type of text and shape its meaning. These choices vary according to the purpose of a text, its subject matter, audience and mode or medium of production

the spatial arrangement of print and graphics on a page or screen including size of font, positioning of illustrations, inclusion of captions, labels, headings, bullet points, borders and text boxes

Line symmetry

A plane figure F has line symmetry in a line m if the image of F under the reflection in m is F itself. The line m is called the axis of symmetry.

to use the sense of hearing as well as a range of active behaviours to comprehend information received through gesture, body language and other sensory systems