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Quiz by Mia Abalo

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  • Q1

    Phonemes are...

    The different ways sounds can be spelt

    Either vowels or consonants

    The origins of a word

    Letters of the alphabet

    20s
  • Q2

    Orthographic knowledge involves

    Knowing how to interpret graphs and diagrams

    Being able to read all words

    Being able to write good poems with rhymes

    Knowing which sounds match up with letters

    20s
  • Q3

    Tall Tessa takes two timid terriers to training is an example of...

    Rhyming

    Syllabic contraction

    Alliteration

    Assonance

    20s
  • Q4

    Why is phonemic awareness important?

    Helps with letter recognition

    To show off to other people how smart you are

    To effectively communicate through pictures

    Predicts future success in reading ability

    20s
  • Q5

    Changing the word sink to the word pink is an example of... 

    Substituting phonemes

    Changing the shape of letters

    Modal variation of phonemes

    Lexicular phonification

    20s
  • Q6

    An example of blending phonemes is...

    Scrambling the word pencil to make nipcel

    Adding -ed to the end of words

    Combining /c/, /u/, /p/ to make the word cup 

    Changing the word list to lost

    20s
  • Q7

    How do infants develop protolanguage

    Language knowledge is innate and babies can already form words from birth

    From eating food

    From talking with other babies

    From listening to their caregivers and making sense of their words

    20s
  • Q8

    The theory in which children develop language from social interaction and environments is known as...

    Interactivism

    Socio-environmental theory

    Cognitive development

    Sociocultural

    20s
  • Q9

    A young child is listening to older peers and understanding the conversation, but does not have the language skills to participate despite wanting to. The child could be said to be in... 

    The mode of listening

    An overwhelmed state

    The zone of proximal development

    The shy phase

    30s
  • Q10

    What can protolanguage be used for?

    Can be used to assess educational needs

    Expressing hunger and wanting some food

    Can be used instead of Standard Australian English in the classroom

    To write simple sentences

    20s
  • Q11

    The mode of a text can describe... 

    If it is more spoken or written like

    If it is more technical or everyday language

    Who is involved in the interaction

    How loud or soft it is

    20s
  • Q12

    By the age of 5, most children can...

    Express ideas through all modes

    Understand socio-cultural backgrounds of language use

    Speak fluently in their first language

    Write their name

    20s
  • Q13

    A procedure is an example of a... 

    Genre

    Mode

    Tenor

    Register

    20s
  • Q14

    The way a text is structured is largely dependent on its... 

    Mode

    Field

    Tenor

    Genre

    20s
  • Q15

    The cultural context of a certain text influences its...

    Subject matte

    Individual word choices

    Level of complexity

    All of the above + more

    20s

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