1.( )dioms adjectival in nature function as _____.
2.( )Modern English began with the establishment of ________ in England.
3.( )The word “water” is _________ motivated.
4.( ) Back-formation is considered to be the opposite process of _________.
5.( )The derivational process, in which an item is converted to a new word class without the addition of an affix, is called ____________.
6.( ) ___________ is not a characteristic of basic word stock.
B.All national character
7.( )_________ is a word-formation process by which a word is changed from one word-class into another without the change of form.
8.( ) According to the idiomaticity of idioms, idioms include ________.
D.all the above
9.( ) Which of the following is not associative meaning?
10.( )The use of one name for that of another associated with it is rhetorically called _____.
1.The word "miniskirt" is not _______.
D.none of the above
2.Which of the following do not belong to the common core of English language?
3.Which of the following words are not functional words?
4.The advantage of classifying idioms according to grammatical functions is to _______.
A.use idioms correctly
B.use idioms appropriately
C.remember idioms quickly
D.try a new method of classification
5.CCELD is not distinctive for its _____.
A.clear grammar codes
6.Like affixes,____are often bound morphemes.
7.The ways of vocabulary development in present-day English is _______.
C.creation of new words
8.Synonyms can be classified into two major groups,that is:_____and _____.
C.relative and near
D.complete and identical
9.Sources of homonyms include____.
A.changes in sound and spelling
10.Which of the following words are formed through clipping? [ ]
1.Modern English is considered to be an analytic language.
2.Non-basic vocabulary includes terminology, Anglo-Saxon words, argot and neologisms.
3.By origin, English words can be classified as “native words” and “loan words”.
4.The three sources of new words are creation, semantic change and borrowing.
5.“teacher” and “student” are converses.
6.In some pairs of antonyms, the marked terms cover the meaning of the unmarked.
7.Grammatical meaning refers to the part of the word-meaning which indicates grammatical concepts.
8.Acronyms are words of initial letters, which are pronounced letter by letter.
9.Idioms can be classified in different ways but the classification according to grammatical function is the most helpful way.
10.Reference refers to the relationship between different languages.