Which term has three aspects to its study: language form, language meaning, and language in context?
What term can we refer to when a particular ethnic group has a particular set of sounds produced in a particular language and distinguishable by native speakers of that language from other sounds in that language.
What terms best represents when we think of the[t] sound in words such as tar, star, writer, butter and eighth as actually being "the same," even though they are all very different from each other because of the relationship to the other sounds around them?
What term best describes when two people from different backgrounds and different languages are trying to interact with one another?
Which term enables speakers to distinguish among possibilities such as the following terms: Hey! and Excuse me! to get someone's attention in English?
In the following sentence, the verb tense was changed. In doing this, the sentence was changed to correct format. What correct term are we describing?
Incorrect - We are not allowed smoking in the restaurant.
Correct - We are not allowed to smoke in the restaurant.
The following are examples of what term ? One man’s trash is another man’s treasure. Some see the glass half empty and others see the glass half full.
What two terms are associated with pragmatics?
What term are we referring to when an Spanish is being spoken among native speakers from Mexico and Puerto RIco?
In linguistics when we use words such as walking", not "walkin' and choose more formal words like father vs. dad or child vs. kid we commonly refer to this as what?
Which of the following are considered vowels?
The production of the two voiced sound [L], as in led and light and [r], as in red and write are described as what term?
What term best describes the voiced sounds [w] in words such as we, wet and [j] in words such as yes and you?
What are examples of nasals, when the velum is lowered, allowing air to flow out through the nose.
We produce a stop consonant, when we block the airflow briefly and then let it go abruptly?
A consonant is a speech sound that is articulated with complete or partial closure of the vocal tract. They
An affricative is produced when we almost block the airflow and force it through a narrow gap.
The acronym (AAVE) is referred as African American Vernacular English and commonly called Ebonics outside the academic community.
A prescriptive grammar is a set of rules about language based on how it is actually used and there is no right or wrong language.
A descriptive grammar is a set of explicit rules for using language that are taught, or enforced, so that people will use the language in a particular way.