english language quiz

a quiz on all things english language including pragmatics, gender and language and power and language

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1. what are hedges?

  • words used to soften or weaken the force by which something is said
  • an ommission of grammatical structure
  • a plant in the garden
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2. what did Deborah Tannen study?

  • english in general
  • language and gender
  • feminism

3. what are paralinguistic features?

  • use of body language
  • sign language
  • your mum in a box

4. what are semantics?

  • great another pointless question
  • the study of meaning in language
  • scientific term

5. what is context?

  • aspects of a situation that influence speech used
  • unwanted advertisements
  • what do you think?

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