Linguistics

Question 1 of 20

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"Can't nobody say nothin' to dem peoples!" is a representation of what?

Select one of the following:

  • Prescriptive grammar

  • AAVE

  • Descriptive grammar

  • Affricatives

Question 2 of 20

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Vowel sounds are produced with relatively free flow of air. How do we classify the most common vowel sounds in English. More than one answer!

Select one or more of the following:

  • Front

  • Back

  • Central

  • Close central

Question 3 of 20

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Which has correct syntax?

Select one of the following:

  • Come for a visit I have plenty of food.

  • I gave him money I stole from the store.

  • You can’t go the movies or buy popcorn without any money.

  • Did you ever speak to him? Yes, I was speaking to him yesterday.

Question 4 of 20

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Approximant sounds are: L, R, and Y.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 5 of 20

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Please choose ALL the voiced consonants.

Select one or more of the following:

  • B

  • V

  • T

  • Z

Question 6 of 20

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Please choose ALL the unvoiced consonants.

Select one or more of the following:

  • P

  • T

  • F

  • S

Question 7 of 20

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How do we describe consonant sounds?

Select one or more of the following:

  • bilabials

  • flap

  • alveolars

  • palatals

Question 8 of 20

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Pragmatics focuses on what was explicitly stated.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 9 of 20

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Kim returns home after a long day and finds her puppy chewing on her new pair of shoes. She says, "Oh lovely" this is an example of what?

Select one of the following:

  • Pregmatics

  • Sociolinguistics

  • Semantics

  • Lexicon

Question 10 of 20

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Stop letter sounds are sounds that can be said for only an instant.

Select one of the following:

  • mom

  • pop

  • hit

  • yes

Question 11 of 20

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Glides are also knows as "semivowels"- the sound of y and w?

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 12 of 20

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A dialect is regional or social variety of a language distinguished by which three?

Select one or more of the following:

  • pronunciation

  • syntax

  • vocabulary

  • grammar

Question 13 of 20

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One set of stops is voiceless and unvoiced?

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 14 of 20

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1) She doesn't him.
2) She don't know him.

Is a representation of which of the following terms?

Select one of the following:

  • Descriptive grammar

  • Prescriptive grammar

  • Semantics

  • Register

Question 15 of 20

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Phonetics and phonemics are both branches of phonology?

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 16 of 20

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Which two are examples of fricatives?

Select one or more of the following:

  • f

  • p

  • v

  • m

Question 17 of 20

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Register is a variety of language such as prescribed grammar?

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 18 of 20

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Soccer includes words such as match and yellow card. This is an example of what term?

Select one of the following:

  • morphology

  • lexicon

  • phonemics

  • semantics

Question 19 of 20

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Is the word flower an example of liquid?

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 20 of 20

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A nasal is a consonant produced by redirecting out air through the __________ instead of allowing it to escape out of the mouth.

Select one of the following:

  • mouth

  • nose

  • lips

  • throat

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