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Language and Discrimination Quiz

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1. Which term refers to the unjust or prejudicial treatment of different categories of people or things, especially on the grounds of race, age, or gender?

2. In sociolinguistics, what does the term 'linguistic profiling' refer to?

3. Which concept explains the phenomenon where individuals adjust their language, dialect, or speech to conform to the social norms of a different group?

4. What does the term 'accent reduction' refer to?

5. In the context of language and discrimination, what is 'prescriptivism'?

6. Which of the following best describes 'linguistic discrimination'?

7. What is the primary focus of 'sociolinguistics'?

8. How does 'stereotype threat' relate to language and discrimination?

9. Which term refers to the adaptation of language by a non-native speaker to more closely resemble the local dialect or accent?

10. What role does 'critical language awareness' play in combating language discrimination?