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6 Written questions

6 Multiple choice questions

  1. words which have different spelling but the same pron, e.g. won / one
  2. a word that has the same or very similar meaning to another word.
  3. A word which is more generic than a given word or words. For example: transport is the ___________ of train, bus, taxi, tram, etc...
  4. the relationship between words represented by the formula X is a type of Y, as in a mango is a type of fruit. In this case, mango is a _________ of fruit.
  5. Words that are written and pronounced the same, but have a different meaning, for example: bat (the animal) & bat ( the thing you use in cricket).
  6. a group of related words (which are co-hyponyms - Thornbury), e.g. doctor, dentist, accountant

5 True/False questions

  1. metonymyThe attribute or aspect of the whole replaces the whole eg The doctor went to see the APPENDIX in bed three.

          

  2. Polysemythe relationship between words represented by the formula X is a type of Y, as in a mango is a type of fruit. In this case, mango is a _________ of fruit.

          

  3. complementariesthese are opposites which are mutually exclusive, e.g. male/female. These are ungradable so can't be used with 'very'.

          

  4. colligationthe grammatical constructions a word likes to appear in or with

          

  5. textual colligationthe position in a text a word likes to appear in