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Applied Linguistics

How much do you know about the different types of linguistics?


Quiz ID:#14357
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Category:Humanities > Linguistics
Created By:TRILLIONAIRE*us*****




#1   Which of the following definitions best describes "language acquisition"?

#2   Psycholinguistics is the study of what two factors that enable humans to use a language?

#3   Which of the following does the study of sociolinguistics not include?

#4   Linguistic anthropology deals with semiotics, the study of how word meaning is constructed and understood.

#5   Which of the following is NOT an area that cognitive linguistics focuses on?

#6   Computational linguistics deals more with the scientific side of linguistics.

#7   Descriptive linguistics is the process of describing and evaluating how languages are spoken.

#8   Which of the following is another name for historical linguistics?

#9   Which of the following is the study of languages as spoken/written in samples of real text, rather than of grammar rules?

#10   Etymology is the study of the history of words. Which of the following does not deal with etymology?





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