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Communication in Everyday Life: Chapter 6

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Question 1:


a) experience, denotation, connotation
b) appeals based on reasoning, appeals based on emotion, quotatives
c) message, medium, experience
d) referent, thought, symbol

Question 2:


a) transactional words
b) onomatopoeia
c) vocal fry
d) syntactic rules

Question 3:


a) meaning that takes context and relationships into account
b) its literal or dictionary meaning
c) phonology
d) disclaimer

Question 4:


a) Pragmatic
b) Semantic
c) Phonological
d) Syntactic

Question 5:


a) Pragmatic
b) Semantic
c) Phonological
d) Syntactic

Question 6:


a) transactional analysis
b) jargon
c) malapropism
d) linguistic relativity

Question 7:


a) focusses on a positive relationship
b) protects against the risk of making a direct statement
c) focusses on content
d) offers unrestricted and uncontrolled sharing or information on open platforms

Question 8:


a) Deferential language
b) Euphemisms
c) Doublespeak
d) Divergence

Question 9:


a) hedges
b) disclaimers
c) question statements
d) hesitations

Question 10:


a) Malapropisms
b) Doublepseak
c) Metaphors
d) Static evaluation

Question 11:


a) True
b) False

Question 12:


a) True
b) False

Question 13:


a) True
b) False

Question 14:


a) True
b) False

Question 15:


a) True
b) False

Question 16:


a) True
b) False

Question 17:


a) True
b) False

Question 18:


a) True
b) False

Question 19:


a) True
b) False

Question 20:


a) True
b) False