Grammar Quiz

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Getting _____ a language means to know just enough of a language for simple communication.

A. on with

B. by in

C. by

D. along with


_____ is a way of pronouncing the words of a language that shows which country or area a person comes from

A. Dialect

B. Mother tongue

C. Accent

D. Tone


He spoke a _____ of French that we found hard to understand.

A. slang

B. jargon

C. dialect

D. language


Teachers provide a model for children to _____.

A. allow

B. behave

C. change

D. imitate


_____ is the language that you learn to speak from birth.

A. dialect

B. official language

C. first language

D. second language


She _____ up some Spanish when she was living in Mexico.

A. took

B. looked

C. picked

D. learnt
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_____ is the language you learn to soeak well and that you use for work or at school, but that is not the language you learned first at home.

A. second language

B. first language

C. sign language

D. offical language


Louis is vitually bilingual _____ Dutch and German.

A. on

B. in

C. for

D. with


My French is a bit _____. I haven’t used it in a while.

A. fluent

B. rusty

C. flexbile

D. bilingual


____ a language means learning a language by practising it, rather than by learning it in a class.

A. Picking up

B. Getting by in

C. Looking up

D. Searching for


_____ is generally used in the government, public administration, law and the education system.

A. Body language

B. Second language

C. Official language

D. Sign language


She spoke English with a(n)_____ that I couldn’t understand.

A. accent

B. stress

C. intonation

D. tone


Sound symbolism means that we often _____ the meaning of a word from its sound.

A. guess

B. judge

C. imagine

D. expect


English learners can learn how to speak English accent by _____ native speakers.

A. guessing

B. looking up

C. imitating

D. translating


I can have a conversation in Italian, but I’m a _____ rusty.

A. bit

B. lot

C. very

D. too


If someone is _____, he/she is able to speak two languages equally well because he/she learned them as a child.

A. fluent

B. rusty

C. bilingual

D. flexible


Is English a(n) ______ language in your country?

A. mother

B. official

C. living

D. old


Computers offer a much greater degree of _____ in the way work can be organized.

A. flexible

B. flexibility

C. flexibly

D. inflexibe


_____ is a regional form of a language in which some words and grammar differ slightly from the standard form of the same language.

A. Dialect

B. Accent

C. Tone

D. Intonation


Peter can just get ______ in German.

A. up

B. down

C. out

D. by




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