Linguistics is the study of a language?
Which term most accurately describes these items: I, a, re, ly, pre, ism, dog, one?
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?
voiced/unvoiced consonant sounds
The form of the English language widely accepted as the usual correct form is known as?
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.
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.
What are the names of the types of sounds made in a language when speaking?
a speech sound made through the nose is called?
An unvoiced consonant can be felt when you place your fingers on your throat and speak.
The study of the forms of words is known as?
Syntax is the arrangement of words and phrases to create well-formed sentences in a language.
Dialect is a particular form of a language that is peculiar to a specific region or social group.
Which of the following are considered a stop?
/j w/ are known as what?
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
Examples of liquids are?
The study of meaning is known as?
The abbreviation AAVE stands for African American Vernacular English?
Which languages have a lexicon?
All of the above
A denoting a type of consonant made by the friction of breath in a narrow opening, producing a turbulent air flow is known as?