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Language & Communication Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A seven month old baby repeatedly babbles 'bababa' and 'dadada'. This is an example of

Question 2 2. Which statement correctly compares the function of Broca's area and Wernicke's area?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is an argument against Noam Chomsky's theory of universal language?

Question 4 4. Overextending language is when a baby

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT an example of language acquisition from a behaviorist perspective?

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Question 6 6. Noam Chomsky argues that babies acquire language

Question 7 7. Which of the following are the correct stages of speech development?

Question 8 8. Language acquisition

Question 9 9. Sender is to encode as receiver is to _____.

Question 10 10. The communication process is made up of _____.

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Question 11 11. Which of the following illustrates the difference between psychological noise and physiological noise?

Question 12 12. How does understanding occur in a communication process?

Question 13 13. 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 14 14. The component of language that involves two parts, syntax and morphology is known as _____ development.

Question 15 15. Which theory places the most emphasis on social interaction in the development of language?

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Question 16 16. The component of language that involves the rules of structure and speech sounds is called _____.

Question 17 17. Which of these tends to be true of children who have a more diverse range of experiences?

Question 18 18. How is the theory of universal grammar applied to language acquisition?

Question 19 19. Which of these is an example of a phoneme in English?

Question 20 20. Why may children from a culture with diglossia have an easier time learning additional languages?

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Question 21 21. Vowels and consonants are examples of

Question 22 22. Which of the following would be considered an example of language according to principle of combinability?

Question 23 23. How could you BEST describe the role that grammar plays in language?

Question 24 24. An example of a morpheme is

Question 25 25. Besides giving a speech, which of the following is an example of presentational communication?

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Question 26 26. What does the word 'mode' mean in the phrase 'modes of communication'?

Question 27 27. What is an example of interpersonal communication?

Question 28 28. What are the two modes of one-way communication?

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

Question 30 30. What is the critical period hypothesis for learning language?

Language & Communication Chapter Exam Instructions

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