It Is Estimated That __________ Percent of the World's Languages
It is estimated that __________ percent of the world's languages are endangered.
A) 50 to 90
B) 30 to 50
C) 90 to 95
D) 15 to 25
Children learn spoken language at __________.
A) about the same age in all cultures
B) a relatively later age in simpler societies
C) a wide range of ages, but with no correlation with societal complexity
D) a relatively later age in more complex societies
In Robert Schrauf's comparative study, which group was used to represent immigrants with the greatest retention of their native language?
A) third-generation immigrants
B) second-generation immigrants
C) first-generation immigrants
D) fourth-generation immigrants
While English has 26 letters, it has __________ significant sounds.
A) about 40
B) only 15
C) around 100 D thousands of