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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. Smallest meaningful unit of sound; a combi¬nation of phonemes
  3. Communication 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
  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. Mode of speaking that emphasizes rich, expressive language
  6. Manner of very concise speaking often accompanied by silence

6 True/False questions

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

          

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

          

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

          

  4. dialectSmallest unit of sound, as in a consonant or vowel

          

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

          

  6. indirect styleManner of speaking where one employs overt expressions of intention