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Q. Henry Sweet’s book which attracted international attention was………?
Ans. A Handbook of Phonetics
Q. Who extended Henry Sweet’s work on phonetics?
Ans. Daniel Jones
Q. Daniel Jones was highly influential in the development of?
Ans. Phonetics
Q. General linguistics in Britain really began with the work of?
Ans. J.R Firth
Q. Who held the first chair in linguistics in the University Of London
Ans. J.R Firth
Q. When did J.R Firth hold the first chair in linguistics in the University Of London?
Ans. From 1944-1956

Q. Who had lived for some time in India and studied its languages?
Ans. J.R Firth
Q. Who brought a number of original perspectives to linguistics?
Ans. J.R Firth

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Q. Why did J.R Firth bring a number of original perspectives to linguistics?
Ans. Because he had lived in India for some time
Q. The tradition which J.R Firth established is called?
Ans. The London School
Q. Which assumption did J.R Firth question?
Ans. The assumption that speech can be divided into segments of sound

Q. Which theory did J.R Firth present?
Ans. The Theory Of Prosodic Analysis
Q. J.R Firth’s Theory Of Prosodic Analysis focused on?
Ans. Phonetic elements which are larger than individual sounds
Q. J.R Firth was influenced by which Polish anthropologist?
Ans. Bronislaw Malinowski
Q. J.R Firth was also deeply concerned with?
Ans. Meaning
Q. Which contextual theory did J.R Firth develope?
Ans. A Contextual Theory Of Meaning

Q. Michael Halliday was the student of?
Ans. J.R Firth
Q. Who was responsible for elaborating
J.R Firth’s ideas?
Ans. Michael Halliday
Q. Who developed J.R Firth’s ideas into a coherent theory of language?
Ans. Michael Halliday
Q. Name the theory for which Michael Halliday is well-known?
Ans. Systemic Functional Grammar
Q. The key concept of Michael Halliday’s Systemic Functional Grammar is?
Ans. The function of language is to make meanings; meanings are influenced by  societies and cultures

Q. What does Halliday mean by saying that the process of using language is a semiotic process?
Ans. It is a process of making meaning by choosing
Q. Systemic Functional Grammar (SFG) is also known as?
Ans. Systemic Functional Linguistics (SFL)
Q. In what three different ways is language analyzed in Systemic Functional Grammar (SFG)?
Ans. Semantics, phonology and lexicogrammar
(vocabulary + grammar)

Q. What does the word “Systemic” mean in Systemic Functional Grammar (SFG)?
Ans. Language is a network of systems for making meaning
Q. In which branch of linguistics Michael Halliday’s ideas attracted attention?
Ans. Applied Linguistics

Q. According to Michael Halliday, there are……..of language?
Ans. Three functions
Q. What are the three functions of language according to Michael Halliday?
Ans. Ideational; interpersonal; textual
(Ideational means relating to the formation of ideas or concepts)

Q. The most popular work of
Michael Halliday is?
Ans. Introduction To Functional Grammar
Q. Michael Halliday was also influenced by the work of?
Ans. The Prague School Of Linguistics
Q. The tradition which Michael Halliday began is represented in?
Ans. Britain, Australia, America, Spain, China and Japan
Q. Michael Halliday was born in?
Ans. 1925. He died in 2018

Q. The name of Michael Halliday’s wife was?
Ans. Ruqaiya Hasan

Q. Who wrote English Pronouncing Dictionary?
Ans. Daniel Jones
Q. Who wrote Outline Of English Phonetics?
Ans. Daniel Jones
Q. What two books of Daniel Jones were used throughout the world?
Ans. Outline Of English Phonetics; English Pronouncing Dictionary


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