Linguistics

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rociothereal
Created by rociothereal about 6 years ago
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the study of language

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Question 1

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"Can't nobody say nothin' to dem peoples!" is a representation of what?
Answer
  • Prescriptive grammar
  • AAVE
  • Descriptive grammar
  • Affricatives

Question 2

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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!
Answer
  • Front
  • Back
  • Central
  • Close central

Question 3

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Which has correct syntax?
Answer
  • 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

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Approximant sounds are: L, R, and Y.
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  • True
  • False

Question 5

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Please choose ALL the voiced consonants.
Answer
  • B
  • V
  • T
  • Z

Question 6

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Please choose ALL the unvoiced consonants.
Answer
  • P
  • T
  • F
  • S

Question 7

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How do we describe consonant sounds?
Answer
  • bilabials
  • flap
  • alveolars
  • palatals

Question 8

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Pragmatics focuses on what was explicitly stated.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 9

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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?
Answer
  • Pregmatics
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Semantics
  • Lexicon

Question 10

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Stop letter sounds are sounds that can be said for only an instant.
Answer
  • mom
  • pop
  • hit
  • yes

Question 11

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Glides are also knows as "semivowels"- the sound of y and w?
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 12

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A dialect is regional or social variety of a language distinguished by which three?
Answer
  • pronunciation
  • syntax
  • vocabulary
  • grammar

Question 13

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One set of stops is voiceless and unvoiced?
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 14

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1) She doesn't him. 2) She don't know him. Is a representation of which of the following terms?
Answer
  • Descriptive grammar
  • Prescriptive grammar
  • Semantics
  • Register

Question 15

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Phonetics and phonemics are both branches of phonology?
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 16

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Which two are examples of fricatives?
Answer
  • f
  • p
  • v
  • m

Question 17

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Register is a variety of language such as prescribed grammar?
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 18

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Soccer includes words such as match and yellow card. This is an example of what term?
Answer
  • morphology
  • lexicon
  • phonemics
  • semantics

Question 19

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Is the word flower an example of liquid?
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 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.
Answer
  • mouth
  • nose
  • lips
  • throat
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