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Child Language Acquisition - Terms and Theory

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  • Q1
    What are holophrastic phrases?
    Single words
    A fully formed, grammatically 'correct' phrase
    A couple of words which aren't necessarily grammatically correct
  • Q2
    What is overextension?
    A child using several words to describe one thing.
    A child using a single word to describe various things.
  • Q3
    Which of the following is part of the Instrumental stage in Halliday's functions of children's language?
    Language is being used to develop relationships
    Language is being used to fulfill needs
    Language is being used to explore a child's imagination
    Commanding and persuading others
  • Q4
    At what age do children usually experience the telegraphic stage?
    2-2.5 years
    1-1.5 years
    3-3.5 years
  • Q5
    Which of the following is an example of reduplicative babbling?
    ma me ma me
    da da da da
    da be da be

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