Stages of Language Development: Pre-Linguistic and Symbolic Language


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How are expressive language and receptive language different?

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1. How do children learn syntax?

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of terms concerning language development. Some of what you'll be assessed on includes pre-linguistic and linguistic development.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Pre-linguistic development
  • Linguistic development
  • The meaning of linguistic language development

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related language development lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as syntax and linguistic language development
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about a true statement regarding pre-linguistic development

Additional Learning

You can further your understanding of language development with the lesson titled Stages of Development: Pre-Linguistic and Symbolic Language. This lesson will assist you with:

  • Defining pre-linguistic language development
  • Identifying and understanding the four categories of pre-linguistic language development
  • Learning the six periods of linguistic development
  • Defining expressive and receptive language
  • Differentiating between receptive and expressive language