Understanding Linguistic Anthropology


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Which of these is the study of humankind?

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1. Linguistic anthropology mainly concerns itself with the study of

2. Which of these asserts that language affects behavior?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Linguistic anthropology is a subset found in anthropology, and this quiz/worksheet will help you test your knowledge of its key concepts. You will be asked about the different fields within linguistic anthropology.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be quizzed on:

  • The field that studies people
  • Linguistic anthropology and its focus
  • A specialty that isn't a part of linguistic anthropology

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related linguistic anthropology lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding a key interest of descriptive linguistics and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the concept of language influencing behavior

Additional Learning

To enhance your understanding of linguistic anthropology, view the accompanying lesson called Understanding Linguistic Anthropology. This lesson includes the following objectives:

  • Learn the meaning of anthropology
  • Define and identify different fields of linguistics
  • Examine some of they key interests of different specialties in linguistic anthropology