Speaking Quizzes & Trivia

In socio-linguistics, Speaking, or the Speaking model, is a model socio-linguistic study developed by Dell Hymes. It is a tool to assist the identification and labeling of components of linguistic interaction which was driven by his view that, in order to speak a language correctly, one needs not only to learn its vocabulary and grammar, but also the context in which words are used.

He raised questions like “What is the purpose of speaking?”, “What drives people to participate in this act?”, “Is speaking regulated by self-implied norms of interaction?”, and “Are there any secret hacks to performing the act of speech?” Take these quizzes on speaking, find out what his answers were and how much you already knew about speaking!
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This is english test in speaking for the second grade of Junior High School

Questions: 3  |  Attempts: 1333   |  Last updated: Dec 31, 2012
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    Ani   : Tony, Could you take me home, now?Tony : ................................Ani    : Thanks.



Questions: 19  |  Attempts: 264   |  Last updated: Jan 17, 2013
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    _______________________Wood nymph; woodland fairy

Getting to know your audience and situation.

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 224   |  Last updated: Aug 31, 2016
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    Susannah didn’t pay attention to Madison’s speech because she assumed it didn’t relate to her. This is an example of 

Gibberish is language that is nonsense. It may include speech sounds that are not actual words or language games and specialized jargon that seems nonsensical to outsiders. Speaking Gibberish isn’t as easy to understand...

Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 423   |  Last updated: Jun 5, 2018
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    You ready? To speak giberish, we are going to start with the word "cat". Learn it. (no effect) 

Informative Speaking, Delivery, Topics, Audience Analysis10 T/F Questions, 1 attempt, 15 minutes.

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 664   |  Last updated: Jan 4, 2013
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    Speakers who show enthusiasm for their topic draw their audience's attention into the message.

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When did people start speaking English?
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What is commonly cited as one of the most important works of Anglo-Saxon literature?
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