10 midterm study guide

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Ling / Asia 122: English as a World Language Study Guide Spring 2010 Possible questions for the mid-term exam: Part I:  In no more than three sentences, define the following terms as they have been used in  this course (lectures and readings) and either state its significance for English as a world  language or provide an example. first language official language second language foreign  language lingua franca foreigner talk register global  language syntax first diaspora pidgin  comprehensibility  second diaspora creole decreolization  Old English  Middle English Early Modern English language shift  language shock  first language attrition Standard dialect code- switching accent  vernacular dialect academic register phonology morphology  lexicon pragmatics nativization society  culture speech  situation intelligibility comprehensibility language attitudes standard  language interpretability adjacency pair turn speech  act scenario schema   frame  hedge idiom       indirect speech act spelling pronunciation         
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