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 theory places the most emphasis on social interaction in the development of language?

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Question 6 6. The component of language that involves the rules of structure and speech sounds is called _____.

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

Question 8 8. Who proposed that children are born with a language acquisition device?

Question 9 9. An example of a morpheme is

Question 10 10. Which of the following BEST explains why the alarm calls made by vervet monkeys should not be considered language?

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Question 11 11. How could you BEST describe the role that grammar plays in language?

Question 12 12. Which of the following would be considered an example of language according to principle of combinability?

Question 13 13. Which of the following are the correct stages of speech development?

Question 14 14. What is the critical period hypothesis for learning language?

Question 15 15. Noam Chomsky argues that babies acquire language

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT an example of language acquisition from a behaviorist perspective?

Question 17 17. Which of these is an example of a phoneme in English?

Question 18 18. Why may children from a culture with diglossia have an easier time learning additional languages?

Question 19 19. What do we call the idea that all languages have the same basic grammatical structure?

Question 20 20. Which of these tends to be true of children who have a more diverse range of experiences?

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Question 21 21. Sender is to encode as receiver is to _____.

Question 22 22. The communication process is made up of _____.

Question 23 23. How does understanding occur in a communication process?

Question 24 24. A continued dialogue between the sender & receiver is called _____.

Question 25 25. What does the word 'mode' mean in the phrase 'modes of communication'?

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Question 26 26. What is an example of interpersonal communication?

Question 27 27. Besides giving a speech, which of the following is an example of presentational 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. 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?

Language & Communication Chapter Exam Instructions

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