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AEPA Reading K-8: Language Development Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How are expressive language and receptive language different?

Question 2 2. Using different instructional practices and resources is known as:

Question 3 3. Which word or term describes the subtle differences in meaning or shades of meaning we associate with words?

Question 4 4. ESL curriculum that is 'watered down' is:

Question 5 5. What is the best method of distinguishing between literal meaning and figurative meaning?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following BEST explains why the alarm calls made by vervet monkeys should not be considered language?

Question 7 7. The component of language that involves two parts, syntax and morphology is known as _____ development.

Question 8 8. Morphology is defined as the

Question 9 9. Overextending language is when a baby

Question 10 10. Which of the following statements about pre-linguistic speech is FALSE?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following would be considered an example of language according to principle of combinability?

Question 12 12. What is defined as a sound, or set of sounds, that make a difference in the meaning of a language, but has no meaning on its own?

Question 13 13. Leo is in the two-word period of linguistic development. He's able to say short phrases like 'play dog' and 'food mommy'. What likely age is Leo?

Question 14 14. Who proposed that children are born with a language acquisition device?

Question 15 15. Josh is talking with his teacher; each time the teacher is talking, Josh waits for him to stop before he starts talking again. Which component of language is represented in this example?

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Question 16 16. How could you BEST describe the role that grammar plays in language?

Question 17 17. All of the following are characteristics of pre-linguistic language development, EXCEPT:

Question 18 18. What is a 'sign' in the linguistic field?

Question 19 19. Modeling is a way in which:

Question 20 20. What is defined as the smallest unit of sound that has meaning?

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Question 21 21. Which theory places the most emphasis on social interaction in the development of language?

Question 22 22. Which statement correctly compares the function of Broca's area and Wernicke's area?

Question 23 23. Which of the following BEST describes syntax?

Question 24 24. What does semantics determine?

Question 25 25. The component of language that involves the rules of structure and speech sounds is called _____.

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Question 26 26. When writing a cover letter the syntax should be:

Question 27 27. Scaffolding vocabulary instruction means:

Question 28 28. Which of the following is NOT a syntactical consideration?

Question 29 29. The holophrastic stage refers to the time when

Question 30 30. If you are writing a poem, your syntax can be:

AEPA Reading K-8: Language Development Chapter Exam Instructions

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