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Language Development & Emergent Literacy Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 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?

Question 2 2. Paraphrasing, summarizing, and questioning/clarifying are all examples of _____.

Question 3 3.

Which of the following is a clue that the speaker is making an important point?

A. He starts talking more loudly.

B. He starts talking more slowly.

C. He is repeating something he already said.

Question 4 4. Chains of similar or related words in a passage can help you

Question 5 5. By what age can most children be considered fully intelligible?

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Question 6 6. Why is it important to understand phonemes?

Question 7 7. When baby Terrell says 'wa-wa-wa' and points to a cup, his mother responds with 'you want water,' and reinforces his learning by giving him a drink of water. This is an example of the _____ perspective of language development.

Question 8 8. Which theory places the most emphasis on social interaction in the development of language?

Question 9 9. Which of the following statements about pre-linguistic speech is FALSE?

Question 10 10. Eighteen-month-old Wally witnesses his older brother place a school permission slip in a kitchen drawer and assumes others know where it has been placed. Later, when Wally sees his father looking for the permission slip, Wally says, 'I like ice cream, that not there.' Which type of speech does this describe?

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Question 11 11. All of the following are characteristics of pre-linguistic language development, EXCEPT:

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

Question 14 14. All of the following statements are true about language development in children EXCEPT:

Question 15 15.

Consider the following passage:

Dogs might be 'man's best friend,' but I'd rather have a cat. Cats are so clean, and they're so quiet that you can even keep them in a little apartment without a lot of fuss. And they have that feline grace. I love just sitting and watching a cat move around. It's a pleasure to live with a cat.

What is the author's main point about cats?

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Question 16 16. How many phonemes are there in the English language?

Question 17 17. Active listening is not only used in the therapeutic setting; it is an essential component of _____.

Question 18 18. You walk away from a conversation feeling both heard and understood. This shows that the other person was _____.

Question 19 19.

Based on the following conversation, what is Josh's attitude towards getting picked for the football team?

June: Josh, did you hear? You got picked for the football team?

Josh: I heard! This is so exciting; I can't wait to tell my mom!

Question 20 20. By what age will most children have acquired the ability to speak their first word?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following statements describes children's language development in Asian cultures?

Question 22 22. The component of language that involves two parts, syntax and morphology is known as _____ development.

Question 23 23. 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 24 24. The main theorist of nativist theory is:

Question 25 25. Changes in the lowness or highness of a person's voice is known as _____.

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Question 26 26. What is a phoneme?

Question 27 27.

Your friend is telling you that he is tired. Here are three ways that he could phrase this message:

A. 'I am completely spent and can't do another thing tonight'

B. 'I'm really tired.'

C. 'I am starting to drag a little.'

Put these three statements in order from LEAST emphatic to MOST emphatic.

Question 28 28. Between 1 and 2 years old what skills do most children gain?

Question 29 29. Which of the following statements is NOT a nativist perspective on language development?

Question 30 30. How are expressive language and receptive language different?

Language Development & Emergent Literacy Chapter Exam Instructions

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