english language quiz

a quiz on all things english language including pragmatics, gender and language and power and language

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what are deitic expressions?
utterances that can not be understood unless the context is known
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what are the two main influences on a persons speech?
speaker identity and context
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what are hedges?
words used to soften or weaken the force by which something is said
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what are paralinguistic features?
use of body language
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what is phatic talk?
utterances used to maintain a personal relationship
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what ia speaker identity
an influence on the language used
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what is context?
aspects of a situation that influence speech used
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what are semantics?
the study of meaning in language
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what did Deborah Tannen study?
language and gender
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what are the two main influences on a persons speech?

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speaker identity and context

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what are hedges?

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what are paralinguistic features?

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what is phatic talk?

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