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6 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. The variety of English spoken in the United States that is considered correct
  2. Mode of speaking that emphasizes rich, expressive language
  3. Manner of speaking wherein the inten¬tions of the speakers are hidden or only hinted at during interaction
  4. A cultural context wherein the speakers of a language are limited as to what they can say or do verbally. A restricted code is a status-oriented system.
  5. A language variety associated with a particular region or social group
  6. The idea that from a finite set of rules, a speaker of any language can create or generate an infinite number of sentences, many of which have never before been uttered

6 True/False Questions

  1. direct styleManner of speaking where one employs overt expressions of intention


  2. languageA systematic set of sounds, combined with a set of rules, for the sole purpose of communicating


  3. phonemeSmallest meaningful unit of sound; a combi¬nation of phonemes


  4. symbolArbitrarily selected and learned stimulus repre¬senting something else


  5. succinct styleManner of speaking where persons say no more or less than is needed to communicate a point


  6. personal styleMode of speaking that emphasizes rich, expressive language


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