TB9 SPA Lecture 1; Social psychology of language

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1. What were the dimensions used in Fuertes et al (2012) meta analysis of standard and non-standard accents?

  • Status, solidarity and dynamism
  • Dynamism, order and status
  • Status, dynamism and prestige
  • Prestige, dynamism and order
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2. Which theory is communication accomodation theory based on?

  • Communicative conflict theory
  • Speech accomodation theory
  • Simulation theory
  • Theory theory
  • Communicative theory of equivocation

3. What is the main idea behind Communication Accomodation theory?

  • Individuals may be evaluated more favourably by reducing dissimilarities
  • Individuals may be evaluated more favourably by increasing dissimilarities

4. What is the situational theory of communicative conflict?

  • Equivocation occurs prior to communicative conflicts when all possible responses have negative consequences
  • Equivocation occurs prior to communicative conflicts when all possible responses have positive consequences
  • Equivocation occurs in response to a communicative conflict when all possible responses have negative consequences
  • Equivocation occurs in response to a communicative conflict when all possible responses have positive consequences

5. Which female accent was rated the highest in Smith & Workman (2008)?

  • London
  • Birmingham
  • Yorkshire
  • RP

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