The Mother Tongue Multiple Choice Test Questions

Bill Bryson
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 115 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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Chapter 1 The World's Language

1. What language is most commonly chosen by international businesses?
(a) French
(b) Japanese
(c) Italian
(d) English

2. What is the study of the English language considered to be?
(a) A requirment in all schools
(b) A large industry in the world
(c) A necessary evil
(d) A waste of time

3. What does the English language's large vocabulary mean to users?
(a) More vowels
(b) More precise expression
(c) More spelling words
(d) More letters of the alphabet

4. What is usually important to users of other languages that the English language expresses with one general category word?
(a) Acronyms
(b) Groups of words
(c) Slang
(d) Colloquialisms

5. What about the English language gives users greater range of expression?
(a) Past and future tenses
(b) More letters of the alphabet
(c) Active and passive voices
(d) More vowel sounds

6. There is debate about the simplicity of English spelling and _________________________.
(a) pronunciation
(b) vowel sounds
(c) tense
(d) meaning

7. English speakers then to think their language is ___________________.
(a) difficult to learn
(b) dignified
(c) superior
(d) easy to master

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