MIDTERM-answers - Midterm Exam LIN200H5S July 27, 2010 NO...

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Midterm Exam LIN200H5S July 27, 2010 NO AIDS NAME: _____________________________________ Student # __________________ Please write/indicate your answers in the space provided. A. Short Answer 1. Provide the linguistic term that relates to the following concepts. (6) Each worth 1 mark Syntax Competence Morphology Semantics Performance Phonology a) The study of language meaning. __________semantics_________ b) The study of the sound system of language. _______phonology________ c) The comprehension (understanding) and production (use) of language. ____performance___________ d) The study of language structure _____syntax____________ e) The (subconscious/underlying) knowledge of language. _____competence____________ f) The study of language/word form ______morphology___________ 2. Multiple choice: circle the best answer of the options provided. (10) a) A “descriptive” grammar is (i) rules that indicate the “correct” use of language (ii) rules that indicate the “incorrect” use of language (iii) rules that indicate a speaker’s underlying language knowledge (iv) rules that are taught in a grammar class b) A transitive verb is (i) a verb that obligatorily selects an object (ii) a verb that obligatorily selects a subject and a direct object (iii) a verb that obligatorily selects a subject, object and adjunct 1 /105
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(iv) a verb that selects only a subject c) Words are divided into two basic classes. They are: (i) events and states (ii) antecedents and pronouns (iii) obstruents and sonorants (iv) lexical items and grammatical items d) The type of word formation that may change the lexical category of the word is: (i) derivation (ii) clipping (iii) inflection (iv) word coinage e) The following is a class of “continuant” sound: (i) affricates (ii) glides (iii) plosives (iv) nasals f) In the sentence Mary x said that she x was tired .”, “she” is an example of (i) an antecedent (ii) a free pronoun
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