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 1.

Question :

Using racial slurs constitutes ________________.

 

Student Answer:

 

 Sexist language

 

 

CORRECT

 Racist language

 

   

 Appropriate language

 

   

 Non-traditional language

 

Instructor Explanation:

The answer can be found in Section 5.3 of Making Connections.

 

 

Points Received:

1 of 1

 

Comments:

 

 

 2.

Question :

The ________________ is what the word sug­gests or implies and gives words an emotional impact.

 

Student Answer:

 

 Denotation

 

   

 Synonym

 

   

 Vernacular

 

 

CORRECT

 Connotation

 

Instructor Explanation:

The answer can be found in Section 4.5 of Making Connections.

 

 

Points Received:

1 of 1

 

Comments:

 

 

 3.

Question :

Concrete words have a ________________, a corresponding person or object that you can see, touch, or otherwise experience with your physical senses.

 

Student Answer:

CORRECT

 Referent

 

   

 Dialect

 

   

 Vernacular

 

   

 Abstract

 

Instructor Explanation:

The answer can be found in Section 4.4 of Making Connections.

 

 

Points Received:

1 of 1

 

Comments:

 

 

 4.

Question :

Like other languages, English is not growing and evolving. It is complete and now must be mastered.

 

Student Answer:

 

 True

 

 

CORRECT

 False

 

Instructor Explanation:

The answer can be found in Section 5.2 of Making Connections.

 

 

Points Received:

1 of 1

 

Comments:

 

 

 5.

Question :

As with many languages, American English has various ________________ — geographic or social differences in the way groups of people use the same language.

 

Student Answer:

 

 Referents

 

 

CORRECT

 Dialects

 

   

 Vernaculars

 

   

 Abstracts

 

Instructor Explanation:

The answer can be found in Section 5.2 of Making Connections.

 
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