5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Noun Clause
- Critical Period hypothesis
- a Erick Lenneberg - theory of language development that states language must be learned by a certain age, otherwise, we will experience continual difficulty learning language
- b the outcome, or resolution, of the plot.
- c A subordinate clause used as a noun
Example: Do you know WHAT THE DOGS WILL DO NEXT?
ANYONE WHO DISCOVERS THE KIDS ARE OUT AT NIGHT will tell police.
- d a wise saying, usually short and to the point, as Hippocrates' "Life is short, art is long." Also known as an epigram or maxim.
- e a concluding statement or section added to a work of literature.
5 Multiple choice questions
- reversal of the usual word order for variety or emphasis, as in Coleridge's lines "A damsel with a dulcimer/In a vision once I saw".
- the suggested or implied meaning associated with a word beyond its dictionary definitions. They can be positive, neutral, or negative.
- expressions usually accepted in informal situations, such as wicked awesome.
- the act of producing nonstandard forms by way of false anology - usually done with 'I' vs. 'me.' - this is done by adults - not children just learning the language; seeing the wrong form as correct because it seems correct
- language that is used in writing to produce images in a reader's mind and to express ideas in fresh, vivid, and imaginative ways
5 True/False questions
archaic → old-fashioned words no longer in common use, such as forsooth.
faulty reasoning → Reasoning formed based on either untrue or misunderstood ideas.
heroic couplet → a stanza made up of two rhyming lines that follow the same rhythmic pattern.
climax → a word or phrase that is so overused that it has lost its expressive power--for example, "I slept like a log."
Ferdinand de Saussure → Thought of language as a structured system of elements, a self-contained whole. In this system, the place of each element is defined by the way in which it relates to other elements.