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2013专八人文语言学部分选择题练习(8)

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  Chapter 8 Language and Society
  1. The goal of ________ is to explore the nature of language variation and language use among a variety of speech communities and different social situations.
  A. psycholinguistics
  B. sociolinguistics
  C. historical linguistics
  D. general linguistics
  2. The situation in which two or more languages are used side by side is referred to as ________.
  A. diglossia
  B. bilingualism
  C. pidginization
  D. blending
  3. A linguistic ________ refers to a word or expression that is prohibited by the “polite” society from general use.
  A. slang
  B. euphemism
  C. jargon
  D. taboo
  4. A ________ is a mild, indirect or less offensive word or expression substituted when a speaker or writer fears more direct wording might be harsh, unpleasantly direct, or offensive.
  A. linguistic taboo
  B. euphemism
  C. address term
  D. pidgin
  5. In normal situations, ________ speakers tend to use more prestigious forms than their ________ counterparts with the same social background.
  A. female; male
  B. male; female
  C. old; young
  D. young; old
  6. It is ________ for individuals to be a perfect user of two languages in a full range of situations.
  A. common
  B. rare
  C. impossible
  D. none of the above

  答案(反白可见)B A D B A B

  

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