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Quiz answer key lexical analysis

  1. 1. Lexical Analysis Reading Quiz Name:_____________________________________Score: ________/30 Mark:__________ I. ACCORDING TO THE TEXT “THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE”. WHAT IS A LANGUAGE? MENTION AT LEAST 3 CHARACTERISTICS 3pts Language is a fundamental human faculty which is used for creative expressions, face to face communication and also language is an ability that humans possess. II. WHAT “ENGLISH” MEANS? MENTION AT LEAST 2 CHARACTERISTICS. 2pts English could refer to the description for the people from a particular part of Great Britain and also to a particular language which was originated in German and some derivation of French and Latin. III. ANSWER WITH T FOR TRUE OR F FOR FALSE THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS. 6 pts • There are 6,000 to 8, 000 languages in the world _F_ • English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, and Hindi become more widespread as a result of globalization _T_ • English has not only Celtic but also French, Latin and Portuguese _F_ • Celtic languages were spoken all over Europe _T_ • The Celtic languages survive to the present in Wales, Scotland and Irish _F_ • During the Roman occupation, many speakers of Roman dialects served in the Germanic army _F_ • IV. FILL IN THE GAP WITH THE CORRECT MISSING INFORMATION 5 pts  Wall, Kitchen, wine, mile and street were borrowed from ___Latin ___
  2. 2. Lexical Analysis Reading Quiz  English officially starts when the ____Germanic tribes__ and their languages reach the ___British Isles__  The Frisians, the Angles, __the Saxons__and possibly the __Jutes__occupied the British Isles. V. ACCORDING TO THE TEXT “LANGUAGE AROUND THE WORLD”. WHAT IS A LINGUA FRANCA, PROVIDE TWO EXAMPLES OF LINGUA FRANCA MENTION IN THE TEXT? 3pts Lingua franca is any language widely spoken by any non native speaker around the world, and example of this is Latin that in Medieval period was the Lingua Franca, and English is nowadays used as Lingua Franca, regarding international trades, business, education, investigation among others. VI. ANSWER WITH T FOR TRUE OR F FOR FALSE THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS. 5 pts • Britain and Africa were the first countries affected by the spreading of English _F_ • Philippines became independent in 1998 _F_ • 15% of the world’s population uses English regularly _T_ • The variety of English differ in its grammar and vocabulary _F_ • A minor shift has been produced in the elimination of final sounds in the spreading of English. _F_ VII. FILL IN THE GAP WITH THE CORRECT MISSING INFORMATION 6 pts  Collective nouns such as Government, police, and committee can be either ____singular ________ and ________plural_________.  Pidgin and Creole contains certain _____English words_______ and there are considered therefore ______varieties _____ of English.  A pidgin is acquired by _____Adults____ and Creole is learnt by ___ Children____
  3. 3. Lexical Analysis Reading Quiz By Ingrid Bello and Margarita Morales Name:_____________________________________Score: ________/30 Mark:__________ 1 ACCORDING TO THE TEXT “THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE”. WHAT IS A LANGUAGE? MENTION AT LEAST 3 CHARACTERISTICS 3pts 2 WHAT “ENGLISH” MEANS? MENTION AT LEAST 2 CHARACTERISTICS. 2pts
  4. 4. Lexical Analysis Reading Quiz 3 ANSWER WITH T FOR TRUE OR F FOR FALSE THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS. 6 pts • There are 6,000 to 8, 000 languages in the world ______ • English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, and Hindi become more widespread as a result of globalization _____ • English has not only Celtic but also French, Latin and Portuguese ____ • Celtic languages were spoken all over Europe _______ • The Celtic languages survive to the present in Wales, Scotland and Irish _____ • During the Roman occupation, many speakers of Roman dialects served in the Germanic army ___ 4 FILL IN THE GAP WITH THE CORRECT MISSING INFORMATION 5 pts  Wall, Kitchen, wine, mile and street were borrowed from _____________  English officially starts when the ___________ and their languages reach the _______________  The Frisians, the Angles, __________and possibly the ________occupied the British Isles. 5 ACCORDING TO THE TEXT “LANGUAGE AROUND THE WORLD”. WHAT IS A LINGUA FRANCA, PROVIDE TWO EXAMPLES OF LINGUA FRANCA MENTION IN THE TEXT? 3pts
  5. 5. Lexical Analysis Reading Quiz 6 ANSWER WITH T FOR TRUE OR F FOR FALSE THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS. 5 pts • Britain and Africa were the first countries affected by the spreading of English ______ • Philippines became independent in 1998 _____ • 15% of the world’s population uses English regularly ______ • The variety of English differ in its grammar and vocabulary _____ • A minor shift has been produced in the elimination of final sounds in the spreading of English. ____ 7 FILL IN THE GAP WITH THE CORRECT MISSING INFORMATION 6 pts  Collective nouns such as Government, police, and committee can be either ____________ and _______________.  Pidgin and Creole contains certain ______________ and there are considered therefore ______________ of English.  A pidgin is acquired by _____________ and Creole is learnt by __________
  6. 6. Lexical Analysis Reading Quiz By Ingrid Bello and Margarita Morales
  7. 7. Lexical Analysis Reading Quiz By Ingrid Bello and Margarita Morales

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