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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. Smallest meaningful unit of sound; a combi¬nation of phonemes
  2. Manner of very concise speaking often accompanied by silence
  3. Manner of speaking where persons say no more or less than is needed to communicate a point
  4. Manner of speaking wherein the inten¬tions of the speakers are hidden or only hinted at during interaction
  5. A language variety associated with a particular region or social group
  6. Arbitrarily selected and learned stimulus repre¬senting something else

6 True/False questions

  1. phonemeSmallest unit of sound, as in a consonant or vowel


  2. restricted codeA 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.


  3. language varietyThe way a particular group of people uses language


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


  5. personal styleManner of speaking where one employs overt expressions of intention


  6. generative grammarThe 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


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