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31.One way in which language styles vary across cultures whether

Question : 31.One way in which language styles vary across cultures whether : 1418269

 

 

31.One way in which language styles vary across cultures is whether they are elaborate or succinct.

A. True

B. False

 

 

32.Speakers of expressive and elaborate languages, such as Arabic, probably do not value silence as much as speakers with a more succinct style.

A. True

B. False

 

 

33.After years of research, it has been concluded that names have little effect on how others think of us and the way we act.

A. True

B. False

 

 

34.Problems can arise when we label our opinions as facts.

A. True

B. False

 

 

35.“I” language offers a more accurate and less provocative way to express a complaint.

A. True

B. False

 

 

36.Communication scholars use the term “cooperation” to describe the way conversation operates when everyone involved uses the same set of pragmatic rules.

A. True

B. False

 

 

37.Speech can build and demonstrate solidarity with others.

A. True

B. False

 

 

38.Language can shape our perceptions of the world.

A. True

B. False

 

 

39.Studies show that people tend to negatively judge other people who have unusual names or unusual spellings of common names.

A. True

B. False

 

 

40.An example of divergence is when people feel more connected on the job because their swearing patterns match those of their bosses.

A. True

B. False

 

 

41.Turning words into numbers helps make them more concrete and specific.

A. True

B. False

 

 

42.Using a similar language style while instant messaging increases the chances of a couple’s relationship continuing by 50%.

A. True

B. False

 

 

43.Expressions of disapproval are likely to be received more positively if they include a disclaimer such as “I don’t mean to sound judgmental but…”

A. True

B. False

 

 

44.According to research, a tentative and accommodating speech style has few, if any, advantages.

A. True

B. False

 

 

45.Swearing has no useful role in the workplace.

A. True

B. False

 

 

 

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