English language terminology (AO1) quiz!

A quiz providing questions and answers about a range of topics covered in the AQA AS English language course, new spec :-)

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1. What is accent?

  • How we speak
  • How we speak depending on region
  • The words we say depending on region
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2. Which is an example of a figurative language device?

  • Repetition
  • Hyperbole
  • Short sentences

3. What is the basic unit of sound called?

  • Phoneme
  • Phonetic
  • Beat

4. How does dialect differ from Standard English?

  • By lexis and grammatical variation
  • By lexis
  • Depends on region only

5. What is phonology?

  • The study of visual features in a language
  • The study of sounds in a language
  • The study of variety in a language


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