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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. comparative (adjective/adverb)
  2. pejoration
  3. ameliorate (amelioration)
  4. superlative (adjective/adverb)
  5. past participle (verb)
  1. a degree expressed for adjectives and adverbs by using "more" or {-er}
  2. b degree expressed for adjectives and adverbs by using "most" or {-est}
  3. c the process by which a word degenerates, acquiring new connotations over time
  4. d the form of the verb ending in {-en} and able to be used in the sentence "I have always _____ something."
  5. e the process by which a word loses its negative connotations and acquires positive ones

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the origin and linguistic development of a word
  2. an affix added to the end of a word, either to create a new word or to add grammatical information
  3. a sound or combination of sounds having a single meaning
  4. a morpheme that can stand alone as a word (ex. act)
  5. a morpheme used to create a variant form of a word in order to signal grammatical information (ex. -ed, as in walked)

5 True/False questions

  1. form-class wordswords that occur in a single form and signal structure (grammatical) relationships within phrases, clauses, and sentences (ex. determiners, auxiliaries, prepositions, etc.)

          

  2. past tense (verb)the form of the verb expressing a past action or state and containing the {-ed} morpheme

          

  3. bound morphemea sound or combination of sounds having a single meaning

          

  4. derivational morphemea morpheme that creates one word from another (ex. enrage, critical)

          

  5. present participle (verb)the form of the verb ending in {-en} and able to be used in the sentence "I have always _____ something."

          

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