Quiz To Learn Everything About Interactional Sociolinguistics

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Quiz To Learn Everything About Interactional Sociolinguistics

Have you ever guessed the theories behind the usage of the language by individuals in face-to-face interaction? Check out our online quiz and understand the theoretical and methodological perspectives on language use.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is it called when parents talk about their kids in a language that the kids do not understand?
    • A. 

      Situational Code-Switching

    • B. 

      Metaphorical Code-Switching

    • C. 

      Linguistic Code-Switching

    • D. 

      Unconscious Code-Switching

  • 2. 
    Contextualization cues are universal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What contextualization cues did ITAs in Pickering's (2001) not show?
    • A. 

      Fewer rising tones

    • B. 

      More rising tones

    • C. 

      Lack of rapport-building

    • D. 

      Using I instead of we

  • 4. 
    A movie preview is an example of what keying?
    • A. 

      Make-believe

    • B. 

      Contest

    • C. 

      Ceremonials

    • D. 

      Technical redoings

    • E. 

      Regroundings

  • 5. 
    Apologizing is a form of 
    • A. 

      Grammatical competence

    • B. 

      Sociocultural competence

    • C. 

      Strategic competence

    • D. 

      Actional competence

    • E. 

      Discourse competence

  • 6. 
    Context is a social construct.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The sentence below is an example of which contextual cue:    The fires, which swept through California, have focused attention on climate change.
    • A. 

      Restrictive relative clause

    • B. 

      Non-restrictive relative clause

    • C. 

      Pause

    • D. 

      Intonation

  • 8. 
    What is an example of failed contextualization?
    • A. 

      Yawning when bored

    • B. 

      Using a high pitch when talking to a baby

    • C. 

      Being silent when someone says "knock knock"

    • D. 

      Fidgeting when nervous

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