LING 100 Sample Questions for Exam 10

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1 LING 100/Dr. Ivelina Tchizmarova Updated Feb. 11, 2012 LING 100 Sample Questions for Exam 1 Exam Date, Time, and Room # Exam one is on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012 , from 10:30 to 11:20 a.m . in our regular room B9200 . What will be Covered? Exam 1 will cover all material up to and including week 6’s readings as indicated on your Reading List (Part I), regardless of whether or not it’s been discussed in class. Exam Format Mostly multiple-choice questions and a few open-ended, short-answer questions . About 50 questions total. Provide short, bullet-like answers to the open-ended questions including only (the most) relevant information and skipping unnecessary parts. For example, do not write “I believe that one of the most important factors for XXX is…”; just provide the most important factor or factors, and do not exceed the space provided. If you have one line for an answer, do not write more than that. Please be advised that there will be deductions for lengthy answers. What to Bring Your SFU picture ID, a pencil and an eraser, which you will need for the multiple-choice questions on the Scantron Sheet, and a pen for the open-ended questions.
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2 LING 100/Dr. Ivelina Tchizmarova Updated Feb. 11, 2012 General Guidelines Focus on main ideas and key examples supporting them. But remember, if something is in the readings, it may be on the exam regardless of whether or not it has been discussed in class. And, if something has been discussed in class, it may be on the exam, regardless of whether or not it’s in the readings. Still, You do not have to memorize every single example from every language and the time period that it refers to, or every scientist’s name and the year they came up with a theory, which has been included in the textbook chapters and articles or in my PowerPoints. However, you do have to know the essence of major theories, the arguments that support or weaken the validity of these theories, as well as key examples and relevant details illustrating the main points about each topic discussed in the texts and in the lectures. Also, carefully read “Sample Questions for Practice” below.
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2012 for the course LING 100 taught by Professor Burgess during the Spring '10 term at Simon Fraser.

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