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Language and Social Interaction Quiz

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1. Which of the following best describes the term 'Pragmatics'?

2. What concept explains how language constructs and is constructed by social identity?

3. In the context of Language and Social Interaction, what does the term 'Speech Community' refer to?

4. Which concept is fundamental to understanding the relationship between language use and power dynamics in a society?

5. What does 'Code-switching' primarily refer to in sociolinguistics?

6. Which term describes the way in which small, seemingly insignificant, linguistic choices can accumulate to project an identity or social stance?

7. In a conversation, repairing a misunderstanding or clarifying a confusion is known as what?

8. The study of how people manage conversations, including taking turns and deciding when to speak, falls under which of the following?

9. Which of the following best describes 'Face-Threatening Acts'?

10. What principle explains the use of indirect speech to achieve politeness and mitigate face threats?