"Onomatopoeia means the "name" given to a sound.
It's a word imitation of noise."
ex : "Bong, a bell sound"
- a partial list of onomatopoeic words (montgomerycollege.edu)
|1 Examples and uses of onomatopoeia
1.1 Everyday Examples
1.2 Examples in literature
1.3 Onomatopoeia in music
1.4 Non-auditory onomatopoeia
1.5 Onomatopoeia in advertising
1.6 Onomatopoeic names
2 Onomatopoeias in pop culture
Why did LOL infiltrate the language?
"The internet slang term "LOL" (laughing out loud) has been added to the Oxford English Dictionary, to the mild dismay of language purists.
But where did the term originate? And is it really a threat to our lexicon?"
"OMG! LOL's in the OED. LMAO!"
+ LOL around the world : mdr (and derivatives) / 555 / asg / mkm / ...
INTERACTIVE exercises :
Exercises TO PRINT :
That Sound? (educationworld.com)
"What sound does each of the following animals make?
What sound does each of the following objects make?
What sounds would you hear if you were . . . at a football game? etc
Onomatopoeic Words :
"Use the following list to help you use onomatopoeic words in your
Games TO PRINT :
Cartoons : (Si le lien est inaccessible, enregistrer l'image pour obtenir
la taille initiale.)
- Wheels On The Bus Song - Animated (learninggamesforkids.com)
"The horn on the bus goes "Beep, beep, beep"
All through the town."
- Todd Rundgren — Onomatopoeia
"My senses tell me hubba...
It's sort of lub, dub, lub, dub...
It's sort of zoom, zip, hiccup, drip
Ding, dong, crunch, crack, bark, meow, whinnie, quack...
Screech, splash, squish, squeek
Jingle, rattle, squeel, boing
Honk, hoot, hack, belch"
Listen to the song. (YouTube)
FLASH animations :
Alan Parsons Project - Don't Answer Me - une chanson
avec une BD animée très bien réalisée, intéressante pour les interjections par exemple
+ the LYRICS
"If you believe in the power of magic,
It's all a fantasy
So if you need to believe in someone,
Just pretend it's me"