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 are pragmatics?

  • A unit of sound
  • Hidden meanings
  • Meanings
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2. The way that individuals adjust their speech in accordance with whom they are addressing is called...

  • Adaptation
  • Accommodation
  • Suitability

3. How does dialect differ from Standard English?

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

4. Making a reference back to an already stated lexical item is called....

  • Anaphora reference
  • Anaphoric reference
  • Cataphoric reference

5. What is it called when someone says things such as 'erm'?

  • Fillers
  • Hedging
  • Back channel behaviour

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