TB9, L1 - Social Psychology of Language

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1. Fuertes at al (2012) found:

  • None of the above
  • A standard accent was rated higher on all 3 previously-defined dimensions
  • A standard accent was consistently rated more favourably
  • A non-standard accent was rated higher on all 3 previously-defined dimensions
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2. Smith and Workman (2008)'s accent study found:

  • Birmingham accent was rated as the least favourable
  • RP was rated as least favourable
  • Birmingham accent was rated as most intelligent
  • Yorkshire accent was rated as least intelligent

3. Roger, Bull and Smith (1988) defined how many categories of interruption?

  • 14
  • 11
  • 16
  • 20

4. Fuertes et al (2012) found which 3 dimensions when comparing standard/non-standard accents

  • Favourability, status, intelligence
  • Status, intelligence, dynamism
  • Status, solidarity, dynamism
  • Favourability, solidarity, dynamism

5. Giles and Smith (1979) found speaker evaluations were most favourable when they:

  • Converged on speech rate and content but never pronunciation
  • Converged on speech rate and either content or pronunciation
  • Converged on speech rated, content and pronunciation
  • Did not converge on any of the dimensions

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