Standard American English: Usage & Language Conventions

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When does learning Standard American English end?

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1. Where would one expect to find Standard American English spoken?

2. Which is NOT an easy way for words to creep into Standard American English?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet and attached quiz will help you with the usage of Standard American English. Certain topics you'll need to know include learning time and where it is typically heard.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools will help you to review:

  • Ways that certain words become used in Standard American English
  • Where the phrase 'gung ho' originated
  • Languages that influenced English

Skills Practiced

Use the worksheet and quiz to determine the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Standard American English
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how English has been influenced and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding where Standard American English is spoken

Additional Learning

Want to learn more about the usage of Standard American English? Review this lesson named Standard American English: Usage & Language Conventions, which covers the following objectives:

  • Be able to understand how Standard American English came to be
  • Recognize some of the changes to the language along the way
  • Learn how and why the changes are perpetual and never-ending
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