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Language Attitudes Quiz

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1. What concept refers to the perceived social value assigned to a language or dialect, influencing its prestige or stigma?

2. Which factor is NOT typically associated with the formation of language attitudes?

3. What is the term for the phenomenon whereby individuals adjust their language, dialect, or speech based on social context or audience?

4. Which of the following best describes a 'matched-guise technique' in studying language attitudes?

5. What does the term 'linguistic insecurity' refer to?

6. Which concept explains the tendency for speakers of a minority language or dialect to adopt features of a more dominant or prestigious language?

7. How do language attitudes contribute to the phenomenon of 'diglossia'?

8. Which of the following is NOT a typical outcome of negative language attitudes towards a dialect?

9. In the context of language attitudes, what is meant by 'accent prestige'?

10. What is the primary reason that attitudes towards bilingualism have shifted positively in many societies?