Chapter Quiz

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Question 1: Timing gaps

For the following clip, time the gaps on lines 2 and 5.

01 Glen:    What’s this:_

02         (xx)

03 Sybil:   My:: pretend schedu:le,

04 Gle:    HH!

05         (xx)

Which of the following timings is correct?

a)0.8 and 2.0

b) 1.0 and 2.2

c) 0.5 and 1.0

d) 0.6 and 2.5

e) 1.2 and 2.2

a

Questions 2 and 3: Overlapping talk

For the following clip, listen to the onset of the overlapping talk on lines 1&2, 4&5.

01  ASH:     The blonde [guy? ]

02  BRI:                [Yeah.] Jeff.

03           (.)

04  BRI:      Brown [  h a i r : .]

05  LYD:            [>Brown hair.<]

Question 2

Which of the following transcripts best represents the overlap for lines 1-2?

a) 01 ASH:     The blonde [guy?    ]
02  BRI:                [Yeah. Je]ff.

b) 01  ASH:     The blonde [guy? ]
02  BRI:                [Yeah.] Jeff.

c) 01 ASH:     The [blonde guy? ]
02  BRI:         [Yeah. Jeff. ]

d) 01 ASH:     The bl[onde guy?]
02  BRI:           [Yeah.  Je]ff.

e) None of the above

b

Question 3

Which of the following transcripts best represents the overlap for lines 4&5?

a) 04: BRI:         Bro[wn hair:.]
05  LYD:         [>Brown ha]ir.<

b) 04 BRI:         [Brown hair: .]
05  LYD:      [>Brown hair.<]

c) 04 BRI:         Brown ha[i r: .]
05  LYD:              [>Brown] hair.<

d) 04 BRI:         Brown [  hair: .]
05  LYD:            [>Brown ha]ir.<

e) None of the above

e

Questions 4 and 5: Rate of speech

For the following clip, listen to the rate at which the talk is produced:

01  BRI:   O:kay.=R’member Va:l’s fi:rst (0.6) boyfriend¿=

02  LYD:   =.HHHHH! (.) The cute one with the brown hai:r¿

Question 4

Which words should be put inside these marks: <   >

a) Okay. Remember

b) Val’s first

c) The cute one with the brown hair

d) Remember Val’s first

e) Okay. Remember Val’s first boyfriend

b

Question 5

Which words should be put inside these marks: >   <

a) Val’s first boyfriend

b) The cute one with the brown

c) Okay

d) Val’s first

b

Question 6: Colons

Listen to the following segment, focusing on the sound stretching

1     LIZ:  C’n I move this bag?

2           (0.5)

3            MON:   Hm  mm,

What is the best representation of “bag” in line 1?

a) bag

b) ba:g

c) ba::g

d) ba:::g

e) >bag<

b

Question 7: Left push

Listen to the following segment:

1     MON:  [I dunno] if that- like they cha:nged it,

2           (0.2)

3     MON:  .h n(h)ow c(h)ause a bunch- Didju know they made

4           over a million dolla:rs¿

5     LIZ:  Hm mm:,

6           (.)

7            MON:   in fuckin parking ticket[s​

Which word should be preceded by a “left push”:

a) changed it (line 1)

b) Didju (line 3)

c) they (like 3)

d) fuckin (line 7)

e) none of the above