Sociology

SOCIOLOGY 3

1.Taylor Lautner likes to play jokes on his friends. He went to RobertPattinson’s trailer and changed the sign on the door from,“Private. No visitors welcome.” to, “Private? No visitorswelcome!” Later that day, hundreds of fans and photographersswarmed to his trailer, interrupting his privacy. This exemplifiesthe element of language called:

Syntax

2.Bob uses a wide variety of arguments to change your attitude towardsseat belts, keeping the ultimate goal of convincing you to wear theseat belt in mind. This reflects the dimension of language called:

Morphology

3.Language can describe things that we cannot see or point to (e.g loveand happiness), because language is pragmatic

4.Compared to men, women have a far wider range of expressingformality.

5.Which of the following statements is false? Languageis symbiotic

6.Some people feel that the United States failed the Vietnam War in1975 because the North Vietnamese have a very long-term view of theirculture of their culture. They are very patient and measure theirsuccess over decades and centuries. In contrast, how does the US viewits culture? TheUS is very “now” oriented. Everyone wants results now, forexample gratification

7.What is the direct consequence of cultural adaptation?

Anticipation,honeymoon, frustration, readjustment

8.In a low context culture, the needs of the individual are seen asseparate from the group and if forced to choose, individual needscomes first. Based on what you know about low-context cultures,someone fully immersed in such culture creates what type of identity:“I”identity

9.A high-context culture is a densely layered support network ofindividuals that emphasizes unity and conformity. The fate of theindividual is closely linked to the good of the group. Based in whatyou know about high-context cultures, someone fully immersed in suchtype of culture creates what type of identity: “Me”identity

10.A male focused culture values: Ambition