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Quiz #1: Branches and sub-fields of Linguistics Quiz #1: Branches and sub-fields of Linguistics

Name: _______________________________________ Name: _______________________________________

1. The science of language including phonology, phonetics, 1. The science of language including phonology, phonetics,
morphology, syntax, and semantics morphology, syntax, and semantics
2. A dichotomy in linguistics that provides data which confirm or refute 2. A dichotomy in linguistics that provides data which confirm or refute
the propositions and theories put forward in general linguistics. It the propositions and theories put forward in general linguistics. It
refers to describing particular languages refers to describing particular languages
3. A dichotomy in linguistics which accounts its concerns in the 3. A dichotomy in linguistics which accounts its concerns in the
application of concepts and findings of linguistics to a variety of application of concepts and findings of linguistics to a variety of
practical tasks, including language-teaching, teaching literature and practical tasks, including language-teaching, teaching literature and
etc. etc.
4. The application of the concepts and methods of linguistics to any of 4. The application of the concepts and methods of linguistics to any of
various practical problems involving language. It is proved useful in a various practical problems involving language. It is proved useful in a
variety of other practical domains, such as mother-tongue teaching, variety of other practical domains, such as mother-tongue teaching,
lexicography, translation, the teaching of reading, and the diagnosis lexicography, translation, the teaching of reading, and the diagnosis
and treatment of language disability and treatment of language disability
5. The first branch of linguistics to be placed on a firm scholarly 5. The first branch of linguistics to be placed on a firm scholarly
footing. It refers to the study of language change and of its footing. It refers to the study of language change and of its
consequences consequences
6. This study provides valuable clues about the cultures under 6. This study provides valuable clues about the cultures under
investigation. It refers to the study of the relation between language investigation. It refers to the study of the relation between language
and culture. and culture.
7. The study of the relation between language and brain started in the 7. The study of the relation between language and brain started in the
mid nineteenth century by the Frenchman Paul Broca and the mid nineteenth century by the Frenchman Paul Broca and the
German Carl Wernicke. Here, this branch of linguistics study the German Carl Wernicke. Here, this branch of linguistics study the
connections between language and brain. connections between language and brain.
8. A sub-field of linguistics that studies how people comprehend and 8. A sub-field of linguistics that studies how people comprehend and
produce a communicative act or speech act in a concrete speech produce a communicative act or speech act in a concrete speech
situation. situation.
9. A sub-field of linguistics which deals with how sounds are put 9. A sub-field of linguistics which deals with how sounds are put
together to form words, and everything related to word formation. together to form words, and everything related to word formation.
10. A sub-field of linguistics which deals with the sounds of language 10. A sub-field of linguistics which deals with the sounds of language
and how they are produced. and how they are produced.