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EAS-Unit 8

c'mon got dis

The ability to use any words in a sentence requires knowledge of its lexical category. True
Which of the following is the correct definition of an intransitive verb? Verbs that do not require a noun phrase to follow them.
Adverbs can modify verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs. True
One strategy to help you identify an adjective is to try adding -er or -est to the end of the word in order to see if you can recognize the pattern of the word's related forms. True
There are 3 layers or types of Sino-Korean words. Which of the following is NOT one of these types? those introduced from Sino-Korean
In Korean, nearly all technical terms in academic fields, law, politics, and economy are English foreign-loan words. False
According to the reading, the high percentage of Sino-Korean words in the Korean lexicon can be attributed to which of the following factors? The historical, significant influence of Chinese culture in the Korean peninsula
Sino-Japanese words comprise approximately what percent of the total Japanese language lexicon? about 60%
In keeping with an isolationist mentality, Japan, which has never been conquered or ruled by another nation, has only a handful of foreign words in its language lexicon. False
Why are many English loanwords, when rendered into katakana and then pronounced, nearly incomprehensible to a native English speaker? Nearly all katakana syllables end in a vowel, so the English consonant clusters and final consonants are changed to be consonant-vowel combinations.
In Japanese, foreign words have a stylish and modern connotation associated with them. True
The reason there are so many Chinese words in Japanese language is that Japan used to be under Chinese imperial rule. False
All of the American English loan words in Japanese are written in katakana. False
In modern Japan, the promise of a successful future rests on your ability to read and write literary Chinese, and speak fluent English. False
The overall purpose of this article is to ____________________. discuss attitudes about the heavy use of English loan words
Foreign loanwords, like slang expressions, are quickly adopted and quickly abandoned. True
Some English words have been in use in Japanese long enough, so they achieved the status of regular Japanese vocabulary items and are not considered loan words any more. True
One of the areas where English hasn’t made an impact on the Japanese language is in _______. religious ceremonies
What people think of as the units of language vary from culture to culture. True
The English words "pooh-pooh, hush-hush, dilly-dally, and mish-mash" are examples of which type of word formation process? reduplication
The Chinese do not really conceive of their language in 'words' in the same way we conceive of 'words' in English. Instead, the best syntactic unit to which the Chinese zi or syllable corresponds is: morpheme
By far, the most important way to form words in modern Chinese is ___________________ (one word). Over time, as syllables were simplified, this was a primary way to deal with the resulting homonyms. compounding
When Chinese words are formed by adding morphemes such as -zi, -tou, -ren, and -men it is an example of a morpheme plus _________ (one word) type of word formation. suffix
Because Chinese is a monosyllabic language, 'compound' word formation does NOT exist. False
Although Chinese is described as a monosyllabic language, when these syllables are combined, it is sometimes done in which of the following ways? reduplication
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