Aspects of Language Quiz 1

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Aspects of Language Quiz 1
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  1. That aspect of language which describes the structure of the sound systems and the sentence forms of a language is referred to as _____.
    Form
  2. The study of sound systems.
    Phonology
  3. The study of the rules for word and sentence structure.
    Grammar
  4. Word meanings and word relations in sentences are the focus of the aspect of content or _______.
    Semantics
  5. The various roles that a word can assume in sentences are its ______ relations.
    Semantic
  6. The concept of using language as a tool and the ability to adapt its use accordingly to the needs of the listener and the context is the focus of _____.
    Pragmatics
  7. Individual Speech sound productions which may vary in physical, acoustic, or articulatory characteristics would be called ________.
    Phone
  8. A transcription which attempts to preserve the perceivable differences among individual productions of speech sounds is a ________ or _______ transcription.
    Narrow, Phonetic
  9. Conceptual "families" or abstractions of speech sounds in a language which serve to contrast word meanings for listeners would refer to ________.
    Phonemes
  10. Phones which do not alter the meaning of a word and only represent variations in producing the same phoneme are referred to as _______.
    Allophones
  11. The use of []'s is for ______.
    Phones
  12. The use of //'s is for _____.
    Phonemes
  13. The identification of a phonemic contrast (i.e.. two sounds which are significant to a listener) is accomplished by identifying a ______ ______.
    minimal pair
  14. Articulatory and acoustic charactistics of sounds which when bundled together simultaneously in certain combinations produce specific speech sounds are referred to as _______ _________.
    Distinctive Features

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