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Communication & Language Development Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How many phonemes are there in the English language?

Question 2 2. The component of language that involves the rules of structure and speech sounds is called _____.

Question 3 3. In the _____ approach to language acquisition, up to 5% of class time is spent using the second language.

Question 4 4. Saying 'wailwoad' for 'railroad' is an example of

Question 5 5. Bilingual education programs promote _____.

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Question 6 6. Which theory places the most emphasis on social interaction in the development of language?

Question 7 7. Overextending language is when a baby

Question 8 8. Which of the following BEST explains why the alarm calls made by vervet monkeys should not be considered language?

Question 9 9. How could you BEST describe the role that grammar plays in language?

Question 10 10. Two-year-old Caroline wakes up from her nap and repeatedly says, 'go park', which her mother interprets as a desire to play at the park. This an example of which type of speech?

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Question 11 11. Language development is the process in which a child learns to _____.

Question 12 12. Every time young Haley says the word 'teddy,' she is given her favorite stuffed bear, which reinforces her understanding and continued use of the word for getting the toy. According to behaviorist theory, this is an example of:

Question 13 13. Which of the following statements is a critique of the nativist theory of language development?

Question 14 14. What is a phoneme?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is an example of a phonological process disorder?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is a consonant blend?

Question 17 17. The idea of the Language Acquisition Device, developed by Noam Chomsky, could be described as:

Question 18 18. 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?

Question 19 19. A seven month old baby repeatedly babbles 'bababa' and 'dadada'. This is an example of

Question 20 20. All of the following are characteristics of pre-linguistic language development, EXCEPT:

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Question 21 21. Which of the following statements is NOT a nativist perspective on language development?

Question 22 22. An English-speaking student attends a class in which instruction is 100% in French. This approach to second-language learning is referred to as _____.

Question 23 23. If you were to segment the word 'peach' into different phonemes, how many phonemes would there be?

Question 24 24. Which of the following statements describes children's language development in Asian cultures?

Question 25 25. Which statement correctly compares the function of Broca's area and Wernicke's area?

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Question 26 26. Saying 'geen ake' for 'green snake' is an example of:

Question 27 27. Which of the following statements about child-directed speech is FALSE?

Question 28 28. Vowels and consonants are examples of

Question 29 29. How are expressive language and receptive language different?

Question 30 30. Why is it important to understand phonemes?

Communication & Language Development Chapter Exam Instructions

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