Principles of Language Acquisition Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is a step in the development of language?

Question 2 2. A child can identify and correctly use spatial relations by age:

Question 3 3. A child should be able to imitate spoken words by what age?

Question 4 4. A child typically has a vocabulary of at least 450 words by what age?

Question 5 5. A child should be able to recognize a parent's voice by what age?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT an example of language acquisition from a behaviorist perspective?

Question 7 7. What is the critical period hypothesis for learning language?

Question 8 8. Which of the following are the correct stages of speech development?

Question 9 9. Language acquisition

Question 10 10. Noam Chomsky argues that babies acquire language

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Question 11 11. How is the theory of universal grammar applied to language acquisition?

Question 12 12. Which of these is an example of a phoneme in English?

Question 13 13. Why may children from a culture with diglossia have an easier time learning additional languages?

Question 14 14. What do we call the idea that all languages have the same basic grammatical structure?

Question 15 15. Which of these tends to be true of children who have a more diverse range of experiences?

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Question 16 16. Which of these seem to come naturally to children in language acquisition?

Question 17 17. What theory did the language acquisition device evolve into?

Question 18 18. What was Chomsky's argument against the behavioral theory of language development?

Question 19 19. Who developed the language acquisition device?

Question 20 20. How can we describe the language acquisition device?

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Question 21 21. Which of the below statement is NOT true?

Question 22 22. Which of these is not a regional variation in language?

Question 23 23. The cultural and social patterns of speech variation within a culture are known as a culture's

Question 24 24. What is defined as the study of language and how it is affected by region, social class, relationship, and even gender?

Question 25 25. One of the greatest variances in language comes from

Principles of Language Acquisition Chapter Exam Instructions

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