Child Language Acquisition Quiz

For all you guys doing A level English Language (AQA B), and need to consolidate your revision of child language acquisition, take this quiz! There are also a few general English language questions for you to consolidate even more knowledge for when it comes to your exam. Good Luck! And keep the feedback coming...

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Pointing to a cow and saying "Doggy", is an example of...
Overextension
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What theory did Bruner come up with?
That children acquire language through interaction
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What is a stative verb?
A verb that describes a state, used to describe actions complete
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What is a grapheme (Writing)?
A written symbol representing a phoneme
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What is a dynamic verb?
A verb that expresses activities and changes of state- representing an action that is progressive, not finished
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What type of nouns are children more likely to have sound knowledge of?
Concrete nouns
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Who identified the 'Cognitive' theory?
Piaget
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What is egocentric speech?
When children speak whilst focusing on their own activities, rather than directly to a listener.
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What does LASS stand for?
Language Acquisition Support System
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Who came up with the 'Fis phenomenon'?
Berko and Brown
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Parents/carers adopting speech in a higher pitch, is one of the features of 'Child Directed Speech'?
True
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What is positive reinforcement?
When parents/carers praise children
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What is deletion?
When a child drops a consonant altogether, particularly at the end of a word
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Who identified the Imitation Reinforcement theory?
Skinner
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What is the imitation reinforcement theory?
The argument that language is acquired through imitation and reinforcement by parents/carers
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Alice

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86% :) ty

Ashleigh Tarmey

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86% good test! =]

Charlotte Henson

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93%. Prob'ly the best English Language quiz on here. 

Saying that, you say that assimilation is a phonological mistake. Assimilation refers to things fitting with existing schemas, and is therefore an unconscious process and cannot be phonological. 

Paris Carter

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86%! A good test that covers a vast majority of the course but now I know my general knowledge is good.

Emma McCormack

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100%, feeling more assured! Good quiz.

Leesy123

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100%! such a good quiz!!

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