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1.| Question :| Language performs a ________________, which means it allows you to explore and investigate the world, solve problems, and learn from your discoveries and experiences.|
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| Student Answer:| | Personal function |
| | | Interactional function |
| | | Ritual function |
| | | Heuristic function |
| Instructor Explanation:| The answer can be found in Section 4.2 of Making Connections.| |
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| Points Received:| 1 of 1 |
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2.| Question :| One reason language is so powerful is that it is the means by which you construct your reality.|
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| Student Answer: | | True | | | | False |
| Instructor Explanation:| The answer can be found in Section 4.4 of Making Connections.| | | | | | | | | |
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| Points Received:| 1 of 1 |
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3.| Question :| The part of the body where emotions are primarily expressed is a person’s _____________, although other nonverbal channels such as vocal sounds, posture, and hand gestures can contribute information about the intensity of the emotion.|

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| Student Answer:| | Heart |
| | | Clothes |
| | | Face |
| | | Height |
| Instructor Explanation:| The answer can be found in Section 5.3 of Making Connections.| |
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| Points Received:| 1 of 1 |
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4.| Question :| Body posture is NOT an indicator of how interested you are in another person or of your fondness for that person.|
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| Student Answer: | | True | | | | False |
| Instructor Explanation:| The answer can be found in Section 4.2 of Making Connections.| | | | | | | | | |
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| Points Received:| 1 of 1 |
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5.| Question :| The ________________ of language helps you to form and maintain relationships with those around you.|
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| Student Answer:| | Personal function |
| | | Interactional function |
| | | Ritual function |
| | | Heuristic function |
| Instructor Explanation:| The answer can be found in Section 4.2 of Making Connections.| |
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| Points Received:| 0 of 1 |
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6.| Question :| The term ________________ describes a wide range of common and nonstandard English, including jargon, colloquialisms, idioms, and slang.|
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| Student Answer:| | Formal language |
| | | Informal language |
| | | Jargon |
| | | Cliché |
| Instructor Explanation:| The answer can be found in Section 4.4 of Making Connections.| |
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| Points Received:| 1 of 1 |
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7.| Question :| Children often learn to send messages using ________________ before they learn to speak.|
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| Student Answer:| | Verbal communication |
| | | Interpersonal communication |
| | | Nonverbal communication |
| | | Public communication |
| Instructor Explanation:| The answer can be found in Section 5.1 of Making Connections.| |
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| Points Received:| 1 of 1 |
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8.| Question :| The ________________ is what the word suggests or implies and gives words an emotional impact.|
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| Student Answer:| | Denotation |
| | | Synonym |
| | | Vernacular |
| | | Connotation |
| Instructor Explanation:| The answer can be found in Section 4.5 of Making Connections.| |
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| Points Received:| 1 of 1 |
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9.| Question :| The ________________ of language is much like good manners. You engage in communication with other people, at times, not to exchange information, but to participate in a social custom or practice to which everyone is supposed to conform.|

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| Student Answer:| | Personal function |
| | | Interactional function |
| | | Ritual function |
| | | Heuristic function |
| Instructor Explanation:| The answer can be...
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