Territorial Varieties of English Pronunciation

  1. About English language
  2. Act as an interpreter. Translate the description of N-type and P-type- semiconductors given by your group mates from English into Russian.
  3. American pronunciation standard
  4. Articulation basis, differences in the articulation basis of English and Russian
  5. British Received Pronunciation
  6. Components of intonation and the structure of English intonation group.
  7. Differences in the process of Assimilation concerning the English and Russian languages.

VII: {{248}} Q: The sentence can be completed using your knowledge of theory of the subject.

S: English based pronunciation standards are English English, Welsh English, Scottish English and ###.

VII: {{249}}

S: Every national variety of the language falls into territorial and regional ###.

VII: {{250}} Q: The correct answer for the following is:

S: Sociolinguistics deals with language variation caused by social difference and social needs. It studies the ways language interacts with social ...

-: Reality

-: Life

-: World

-: Activity

VII: {{251}}

S: Sociolinguistics is the branch of linguistics which studies different aspects of language - phonetics, lexics and grammar with reference to their social functions in the ...

-: Society

-: Mankind

-: Nature

-: Language

VII: {{252}}

S: In English exists a great diversity in the spoken realization of the ...

-: Behaviour

-: Language

-: Science

-: Person

VII: {{253}}

S: The literary spoken form has its national pronunciation ...

-: Standard

-: Way

-: Method

-: Version

VII: {{254}}

S: The national standard of Great Britain is ...

-: Received Pronunciation

-: Educated Australian

-: American English

-: Welsh English

VII: {{255}}

S: Standard national pronunciation is sometimes called an "orthoepic ..."

-: Norm

-: Standard

-: Version

-: Language

VII: {{256}}

S: The national variants of English differ primarily in sound, stress and ...

-: Intonation

-: Pauses

-: Rhythm

-: Tempo

VII: {{257}}

S: In Canada there are two different national languages ??- English and ...

-: French

-: German

-: Russian

-: Latin

VII: {{258}}

S: If there are two or more national languages ??on one territory scholars speak about ...

-: Linguistic disturbance

-: Bilingualism

-: Monolingualism

-: Dialects

VII: {{259}}

S: Dialects are distinguished from each other by differences in pronunciation, grammar and ...

-: Vocabulary

-: Tempo

-: Rhythm

-: Rate

VII: {{260}}

S: Local accents may be grouped into territorial or area accents, e.g. Yorkshire, Lancashire and ... accents form the group of "Northern accent".

-: London

-: Cheshire

-: Cockney

-: Southern

VII: {{261}}

S: The accent of London dialect became the ... of Britain.

-: Received Pronunciation

-: Dialect

-: Version

-: Group

VII: {{262}}

S: The standard pronunciation of a country changes because of lots of influences. It is not ...

-: Homogeneous

-: Normal

-: Good

-: Accepted

VII: {{263}}

S: The phenomenon "bilingualism" means that a man knows two different ...

-: Languages

-: Accents

-: Local variants

-: Pronunciations

VII: {{264}}

S: The term "diglossia" denotes a state when a man knows two different ...

-: Accents

-: Languages

-: Pronunciations

-: Versions

VII: {{265}}

S: British sociolinguists divide the society into: upper class, upper middle class, middle middle class, lower middle class, upper working class, middle working class and ...

-: Lower working class

-: Middle middle working class

-: Super working class

-: Poor working class

VII: {{266}}

S: Social dialects are varieties spoken by a socially ... number of people.

-: Wide

-: Limited

-: Marked

-: Known

VII: {{267}}

S: Individual speech of members of the same language community is known as ...

-: Idiolect

-: Slang

-: Professional slang

-: Colloquial language

VII: {{268}}

S: Any language is able to adapt to the individual needs and the need of the ...

-: Community

-: President

-: Nature

-: Economy

VII: {{269}} Q: A proper order of the given countries may be set using the theory of the subject.

S: English spread in the world in the following order:

1: England

2: North America

3: South-eastern Scotland

4: Australia

5: New Zealand

VII: {{270}} Q: The correct answer for the following is:

S: English is the national language of Great Britain, the USA, Australia, New Zealand and ...

-: Germany

-: Canada

-: Russia

-: Egypt

VII: {{271}}

S: Over ... million people now speak English as first language.

-: 100

-: 200

-: 500

-: 900

VII: {{272}}

S: English was originally spoken in England and south-eastern ...

-: Scotland

-: Ireland

-: Wales

-: Canada

VII: {{273}}

S: In the 17thand 18thcenturies English was brought to North ...

-: Russia

-: America

-: Germany

-: France

VII: {{274}}

S: Later in the 18thand 19thcenturies English was exported to Australia and ...

-: New Zealand

-: Russia

-: Canada

-: America

VII: {{275}}

S: Nowadays there are two main types of English: English English and ...

-: Welsh English

-: American English

-: New Zealand English

-: Cockney

VII: {{276}}

S: American-based pronunciation falls into American English and ...

-: Canadian English

-: Australian English

-: Irish English

-: New Zealand English

VII: {{277}}

S: English-based pronunciation falls into British English, Irish English, Australian English, ...

-: New Zealand English

-: American English

-: Canadian English

-: American English

VII: {{278}}

S: English English falls into Southern and ... accents.

-: Western

-: Northern

-: Eastern

-: South-eastern

VII: {{279}}

S: Scottish English falls into Regional Varieties and ...

-: Educated Scottish English

-: Learned Pronunciation

-: Received Pronunciation

-: Good Language

VII: {{280}}

S: Received Pronunciation is a social marker, a ... accent of an Englishman.

-: Prestige

-: Bad

-: Good

-: Low

VII: {{281}}

S: Received Pronunciation is taught at ... schools.

-: Public

-: Bad

-: Black

-: Local

VII: {{282}}

S: Only ... per cent of the population of England speak RP.

-: 3-5

-: 20

-: 50

-: 90

VII: {{283}}

S: We can distinguish 3 main types of RP: conservative, general and ...

-: Low

-: Advanced

-: Colloquial

-: Slow

VII: {{284}}

S: Advanced RP forms are mainly used by ... people.

-: Young

-: Old

-: Modern

-: Old-fashioned

VII: {{285}}

S: Conservative RP forms are mainly used by ... people.

-: Young

-: Old

-: Modern

-: Slow

VII: {{286}}

S: Changes in the standard may be traced mostly in the speech of the ... people.

-: Young

-: Old

-: Educated

-: Old-fashioned

VII: {{287}}

S: Considerable changes are observed in the ... of English.

-: Sound system

-: Grammar

-: Lexics

-: Tempo

VII: {{288}}

S: The variability concerns mainly ...

-: Words

-: Vowels

-: Consonants

-: Grammar

VII: {{289}}

S: There is a tendency for some diphthongs to become ...

-: Shorter

-: Longer

-: Pure

-: Rapid

VII: {{290}}

S: There is a tendency for short vowels to become ...

-: Longer

-: Shorter

-: Pure

-: Rapid

VII: {{291}}

S: There is a tendency to use intrusive ... before a following vowel.

-: K

-: R

-: L

-: P

VII: {{292}}

S: Some English accents are ..., where [r] is introduced in many positions.

-: Rhotic

-: Bad

-: Pure

-: Educated

VII: {{293}}

S: Many non-educated, non-RP speakers use [n] in the suffix "-ing" instead of ...

-: [?]

-: [I]

-: [G]

-: [?]

VII: {{294}}

S: The situation in the USA may be characterized as exoglossic, i.e. having several languages ??on the same territory, the balance being in favour of ...

-: American English

-: British English

-: French

-: Canadian

VII: {{295}}

S: American English is a ... of British English.

-: Dialect

-: National variant

-: Accent

-: Form

VII: {{296}}

S: In the USA three main types of cultivated speech are recognized: the Eastern type, the Southern type and ...

-: The Western type

-: The Northern type

-: The Southern-Western type

-: The Northern-Eastern type

VII: {{297}}

S: General American pronunciation is known to be the ... standard of the USA.

-: Grammar

-: Pronunciation

-: Vocabulary

-: Modern

VII: {{298}}

S: There is ... strict division of vowels into long and short in General American.

-: No

-: Partially

-: Little

-: Strong

VII: {{299}}

S: 2/3 of American population pronounce ... and 1/3 omit it.

-: [R]

-: [B]

-: [I:]

-: [L]

VII: {{300}}

S: Vowels in American English are ...

-: Nasalized

-: Not pronounced

-: Palatalized

-: Omitted



Intonation | Phoneme

̲Ͳ ² | 2010 | | Phonetics as a Branch of Linguistics | Problems of Phonostylistics | Seminar 6 | Ҳ Ҳ | The need to teach the comprehension of spoken English. pp. 1-11 | ² | Problems of Phonostylistics |

© um.co.ua -