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Teaching Young Children with Language Delays & Disorders Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Your desk has a basket with many miniature figurines of common items around the school (like a book, a water fountain, a ball, and other common things found in the school). By having these items available on your desk, you are using what type of method to assist students with expressive language disorder?

Question 2 2. Students with phonological processing disorder might have a difficult time with which of these activities?

Question 3 3. All of the following statements correctly describe the conversation level EXCEPT:

Question 4 4. When would a student require articulation therapy?

Question 5 5. The idea of the Language Acquisition Device, developed by Noam Chomsky, could be described as:

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Question 6 6. When a teacher shows patience by letting a student with expressive language disorder complete verbal thoughts in their own time and encourages the student to use expressive hand gestures and body language when needed, the teacher is demonstrating which method of support for students with expressive language disorder?

Question 7 7. How are expressive language and receptive language different?

Question 8 8. Leo is in the two-word period of linguistic development. He's able to say short phrases like 'play dog' and 'food mommy'. What likely age is Leo?

Question 9 9. What is the best way to work around phonological processing disorder?

Question 10 10. The syllable level is where individual sounds are paired with a vowel. This level eases the transition from the isolation level to the _____ level.

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Question 11 11. 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 12 12. Which of the following best explains the difference between a language delay and a language disorder?

Question 13 13. 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 14 14. An adult recently experienced a stroke and now has difficulty finding words, though her cognitive ability is not affected. Which of the following is she likely suffering from?

Question 15 15. Which statement is TRUE of the seven levels of articulation therapy?

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Question 16 16. At the _____ level, the student is evaluated on whether he/she can correctly vocalize an individual sound.

Question 17 17. A child has a hard time forming words to speak because his brain is not properly working with the muscles needed to produce speech. What condition is this child likely suffering from?

Question 18 18.

Brandon is a toddler whose vocabulary consists of labels, such as 'doggie' for all four-legged animals and 'ball' for anything round. His neighbor Cara, who is a few months older, says 'thank you' when given something, and 'good doggie' when she sees the family pet respond to a command.


Brandon exhibits the _____ language style, while Cara is developing _____ language.

Question 19 19. Which of the following factors support the nativist theory of language development?

Question 20 20. Which of the following statements describes children's language development in Asian cultures?

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Question 21 21. All of the following are characteristics of pre-linguistic language development, EXCEPT:

Question 22 22. Which of the following scenarios would support the nativist perspective?

Question 23 23. Which of the following statements is a critique of the nativist theory of language development?

Question 24 24. What is 'expressive language disorder'?

Question 25 25. All of the following statements are true about language development in children EXCEPT:

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Question 26 26. How do children learn syntax?

Question 27 27. Which of the following best explains the difference between a developmental language disorder and an acquired language disorder?

Question 28 28. What type of communication is best to use with student who experience expressive language disorder?

Question 29 29. What causes auditory processing disorder?

Question 30 30. Which of the following scenarios might indicate phonological processing disorder?

Teaching Young Children with Language Delays & Disorders Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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