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Question 1 of 20

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Linguistics is the study of a language?

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 2 of 20

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Which term most accurately describes these items: I, a, re, ly, pre, ism, dog, one?

Select one of the following:

  • phoneme

  • grapheme

  • morpheme

  • phonetics

Question 3 of 20

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A teacher had students place their fingers on their throat and then in front of their mouth. Then, he had them make sounds associated with different letters. Most likely, he was teaching them about which of the following?

Select one of the following:

  • voiced/unvoiced consonant sounds

  • vowel sounds

  • dialect

  • register

Question 4 of 20

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The form of the English language widely accepted as the usual correct form is known as?

Select one of the following:

  • Ebonics

  • Standard English

  • Proper English

Question 5 of 20

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Descriptive grammar is the systematic study and description of a language. Descriptive grammar refers to the structure of a language as it is actually used by speakers and writers.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 6 of 20

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Prescriptive grammar is a set of rules and examples dealing with the syntax and word structures of a language, usually intended as an aid to the learning of that language. Prescriptive grammar refers to the structure of a language as certain people think it should be used.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 7 of 20

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What are the names of the types of sounds made in a language when speaking?

Select one or more of the following:

  • nasals

  • glides

  • stops

  • whispers

Question 8 of 20

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a speech sound made through the nose is called?

Select one of the following:

  • nasal

  • fricative

  • stop

Question 9 of 20

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An unvoiced consonant can be felt when you place your fingers on your throat and speak.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 10 of 20

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The study of the forms of words is known as?

Select one of the following:

  • Biology

  • Morphology

  • Linguistics

Question 11 of 20

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Syntax is the arrangement of words and phrases to create well-formed sentences in a language.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 12 of 20

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Dialect is a particular form of a language that is peculiar to a specific region or social group.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 13 of 20

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Which of the following are considered a stop?

Select one or more of the following:

  • [b]

  • [d]

  • [t], [k]

  • [s]

Question 14 of 20

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/j w/ are known as what?

Select one of the following:

  • glides

  • stops

  • nasals

Question 15 of 20

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A glide a consonant produced when the tongue approaches a point of articulation within the mouth but does not come close enough to obstruct or constrict the flow of air enough to create turbulence

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 16 of 20

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Examples of liquids are?

Select one or more of the following:

  • /l/

  • /w/

  • /É«/

Question 17 of 20

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The study of meaning is known as?

Select one of the following:

  • semantics

  • lingustics

  • pragmatics

Question 18 of 20

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The abbreviation AAVE stands for African American Vernacular English?

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 19 of 20

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Which languages have a lexicon?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Greek

  • Latin

  • Hebrew

  • All of the above

Question 20 of 20

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A denoting a type of consonant made by the friction of breath in a narrow opening, producing a turbulent air flow is known as?

Select one of the following:

  • Fricative

  • Affricative

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