The Mother Tongue Quiz

Bill Bryson
This Study Guide consists of approximately 29 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Mother Tongue.

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


Chapter 7 addresses the _________________ examples of ways English is spoken throughout the world. (from Chapter 7 Varieties of English)


From what industries do new words in American and Britain come? (from Chapter 11 Old World New World)


Censoring words is more prevalent in which country? (from Chapter 14 Swearing)


English is a language of constant ___________________. (from Chapter 9 Good English and Bad)


Many English speakers promote the particular variety of English that they speak while ____________________ the dialects of speakers from other regions. (from Chapter 6 Pronunciation)

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