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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. The variety of English spoken in the United States that is considered correct
  3. Manner of very concise speaking often accompanied by silence
  4. Manner of speaking wherein the inten¬tions of the speakers are hidden or only hinted at during interaction
  5. 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
  6. 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

6 True/False questions

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

          

  2. languageSmallest meaningful unit of sound; a combi¬nation of phonemes

          

  3. symbolSmallest unit of sound, as in a consonant or vowel

          

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

          

  5. dialectA language variety associated with a particular region or social group

          

  6. contextual styleCommunication 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