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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. A 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
  2. Smallest unit of sound, as in a consonant or vowel
  3. Manner of speaking where persons say no more or less than is needed to communicate a point
  4. Sender-focused manner of speak¬ing that is goal and outcome oriented. Instrumental speakers use communication to achieve some goal or purpose.
  5. Role-centered mode of speaking where one's choice of messages is influenced by one's relative status in the conversation
  6. Arbitrarily selected and learned stimulus repre¬senting something else

6 True/False questions

  1. indirect styleManner of speaking wherein the inten¬tions of the speakers are hidden or only hinted at during interaction

          

  2. elaborate styleA 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. 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

          

  4. direct styleManner of speaking where one employs overt expressions of intention

          

  5. restricted 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

          

  6. personal styleManner of speaking relying on the use of personal pronouns that stresses informality and sym-metrical power relationships