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2. An attitude to language that doesn't make value judgements is...?

  • descriptivism
  • prescriptivism
  • standardisation
  • articulation

3. What effect has the media had on language?

  • a register that is exactly like written language
  • a more casual, colloquial and speech-like register
  • no effect at all
  • a more formal register

4. How has grammar been standardised?

  • it hasn't
  • printing, prescriptivism, grammar books
  • through dictionaries
  • spell checkers, idioms, handwriting styles

5. How do we adapt existing words?

  • compound
  • archaism
  • morphology
  • neologisms


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