I. Directions: Fill in the blank on the ANSWER SHEET in each of the following
statements with one word, the first letter of which is already given as a clue, Note
that you are to fill in ONE word only, and you are not allowed to change the letter
given. (1% x 10=10%)
11. The distinction between langue and p____
was made by the Swiss linguist F. de
12. The location of s____in an English word distinguishes meaning. A shift of it may
change the part of speech of a word from a noun to a verb although its spelling remains
13. Bound morphemes include two types: r____and affixes.
14. According to the X-bar theory, the word“gir!" in the noun phrase“the litle girl in red" is
15. The phenomenon that words having different meanings have the same form is called h____
16. There are four maxims under the C____ Principle.
17. The word“holiday" was originally used to mean a day of religious significance, but
today it means any day ofT work. This is an example of semantic b____
18.I____is a personal dialect produced within the overall system of a particular
language when an individual speaks.
19. The acquisition of the f____ language coincides with the period of brain lateralization.
20. D____listening tests involve simultaneously presenting, through earphones, two
different auditory signals, one to the right ear and the other to the left ear.
III. Directions: Judge whether each of the following statements is true or false. Puta T
for true or F for false on the ANSWER SHEET. If you think a statement is false,
you must explain wby you think so and then give the correct version. (2%X
21. Language is arbitrary by nature, but it is not entirely arbitrary.
22. Instead of inlegal, the negative form of legal, we all know, is ilegal, as the  sound is
assimilated to .
23. AIll inflectional morphemes in Modern English occur at the end of a word.
24. The application of syntactic movement rules transforms a sentence from the level of
S-structure to that of D-structure.
25. The meaning of a sentence is the sum total of the meanings of all its components.
26. Semantics takes the context of use into consideration in the study of meaning.
27. Semantic narrowing refers to the process in which the meaning of a word becomes more
general or inclusive than its historically earlier meaning.
28. Canada is a typical example of ficial diaglossia, where both French and English are
recognized official languages.
29. Broca's area is crucial for matching of a spoken form with a perceived obiject, for the
naming of objects, and for the comprehension of witten language.
30. The optimum age for second language acquisition is early teenage.