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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. Sender-focused manner of speak¬ing that is goal and outcome oriented. Instrumental speakers use communication to achieve some goal or purpose.
  2. The way a particular group of people uses language
  3. Role-centered mode of speaking where one's choice of messages is influenced by one's relative status in the conversation
  4. Manner of speaking where one employs overt expressions of intention
  5. Smallest unit of sound, as in a consonant or vowel
  6. A language variety associated with a particular region or social group

6 True/False questions

  1. generative grammarCommunication manner where the pro¬cess of interaction is emphasized, placing the burden of understanding on both the speaker and the listener; relies heavily on nonverbal cues

          

  2. elaborated codeA cultural context wherein the speak¬ers of a language have a variety of linguistic options open to them in order to explicitly communicate their intent via verbal messages

          

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

          

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

          

  5. elaborate styleMode of speaking that emphasizes rich, expressive language

          

  6. Standard EnglishThe variety of English spoken in the United States that is considered correct

          

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