Child Language Acquisition - phonology quiz

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1. What is the definition of assimilation?

  • Some sounds change because of other sounds around them. Usually, the first consonant sound is influence by the second
  • Also known as babbling, consonant-vowel (CV) patterns are repeated
  • A process were an extra vowel is added to the world to make a CVCV structure
  • Children find it difficult to articulate groups of consonants so they reduce the phoneme to just one consonant
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2. What phonemes do the bilabials produce?

  • p,b,m
  • j
  • k,g,
  • ? (glottal)

3. Which is an example of reduplication?

  • nana (banana)
  • pi (pig)
  • mamama
  • mummy

4. What is the definition of a consonant cluster reduction?

  • Children find it difficult to articulate groups of consonants so they reduce the phoneme to just one consonant
  • Also known as babbling, consonant-vowel (CV) patterns are repeated
  • A process were an extra vowel is added to the world to make a CVCV structure
  • Some sounds change because of other sounds around them. Usually, the first consonant sound is influence by the second

5. Which is an example of assimilation?

  • burber (burger)
  • goggy (doggy)
  • po (pot)
  • mamama

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