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Question 1

Question Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Match List 1 and 2

List-Ⅰ (Concept)List-Ⅱ (Linguist)
(A)

Semantics

(i)

Noam Chomsky

(B)

Universal grammar

(ii)

Leonard Bloomsfield

(C)

Immediate constituent analysis

(iii)

August Schleicher

(D)

Morphology

(iv)

Michel Breal

Choices

Choice (4)Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)
  • (D)

a.

  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)

b.

  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (i)

c.

  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)

d.

  • (iv)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (i)

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Question 2

Appeared in Year: 2021

Question MCQ▾

Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) , carry One mark each (for each wrong answer: 1 ⁄ 3) .

Statistical learning in language development in infants refers to ________.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Calculating regularities in speech to isolate words

b.

Infant data that researchers use to understand language growth

c.

Early mathematical knowledge that infants can demonstrate

d.

Learning to differentiate phonemes as they are used in spoken words

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Question 3

Question MCQ▾

Which one of the following statements is/are not applicable to Functional linguistics?

(a) Clarify the dynamic relationship between form and function.

(b) Holds that linguistics structures can only be understood and explained with reference to the semantic and communicative functions of language.

(c) Includes both Chomskyan tradition of language use and its form and Halliday՚s Systematic functionalism.

(d) Emerged through the works of George Lakoff and Ronald Langacker.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

d only

b.

b, c, d

c.

a and d

d.

All of the above

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