TB6 D&L Lecture 4; How do we use language?

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1. How do one stage models of understanding indirect speech work?

  • Extraction either parallel literal and non-literal, or ONLY literal. Depends on type of indirect speech but NOT context.
  • Extraction either parallel literal and non-literal, or ONLY non-literal. Depends on context AND type of indirect speech.
  • Extraction either parallel literal and non-literal, or ONLY non-literal. Depends on context but not type of indirect speech.
  • Extraction either parallel literal and non-literal, or ONLY literal. Depends on context AND type of indirect speech.
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2. What did Richardson & Matlock find in a study of fictive motion?

  • Fictive motion affected looking time to the relevent path, fictive motion had an effect on sentence processing. The literal meaning was activated regardless
  • Fictive motion decreased looking time to the relevent path, fictive motion had an effect on sentence processing
  • There was no effect of fictive motion in either condition

3. What was the main finding of a study by ferreria et al (2005) in avoiding ambiguity?

  • Pps could only reduce linguitic ambiguity and otherwise operated egocentrically
  • Pps aimed to establish common ground in both conditions, but ESPECIALLY for linguistic ambiguity
  • Pps aimed to establish common ground in both conditions, but ESPECIALLY for non-linguistic ambiguity
  • Pps operated egocentrically and did not aim to establish common ground in either condition

4. What is the difference between indirect and direct speech acts?

  • Direct speech acts (approx 10% lang) move beyond the literal meaning, Indirect speech acts (approx 90% of lang) intend the literal meaning.
  • Direct speech acts (approx 90% lang) move beyond the literal meaning, Indirect speech acts (approx 10% of lang) intend the literal meaning.
  • Direct speech acts (approx 10% of lang) intend the literal meaning. Indirect speech acts (approx 90% lang) move beyond the literal meaning
  • Direct speech acts (approx 90% of lang) intend the literal meaning. Indirect speech acts (approx 10% lang) move beyond the literal meaning

5. Which of these are Grice's maxims of conversational principle?

  • Politeness, Ease of speech, Fluency, Respect
  • Politeness, Ease of Speech, Adjacency, Respect
  • Quantity, Quality, Relevance, Manner
  • Quantity, Quotation, Relevance, Manner

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