Language Acquisiton

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V P J K M Y J N H A P F B U G K K P E O A
O Y A Q R B Y K J K A E H D J J G Q G H V
I T C A J G U C N W M U C P S H C K C P P
C L P C P E O R F O O I Y S N H O B O U S
E H X I Q B X I D L L F R Q N U C X A G U
D I E G J G B A N O N X H B O A J F W T K
U M I Y K E E T V H Y N G T I T D Q L P T
U Y U S X M P V L D G B J S T J P Q F C W
R A Y O F S R U N N I D U G E U D N I I V
I A I C I O T G O A N B X K L W L T P B P
D F M G T T L D I O S T I F E P S I H E J
V B M Y Z M I I T T Y L M I D A O L W B L
P F S Y P Q B U I T W W O I R X G H U O V
Y I K O A G V T D I R M W H M Y P I U H N
Y K R G T E U N D T F O P J G L X S Q A D
A D B L R T U S A E C O Q O O N U H J F R
Y C Q D I L D L F P L V J A B X T A U P U
U N S O C F Y Q E O N T B I H Y E Q N S V
X K N J K P O B H H A V L O D X D X M H W
N C S C V W F X V H K Q Y D M L D P N B F
Y G K I I T J S J S I T U Q L W N X H U L

Clues

  • instead of dropping a consonant, a child may replace it with one that is easier to say (12)
  • One word combinations between 12-18 months. acts in a variety of ways, e.g question, noun, and verb (12)
  • sometimes a child drops a consonant altogether particularly at the end of the word (8)
  • The heart rate of an unborn baby slows when hearing mother's voice (11)
  • theorists who videoed infants and noted most of the babbling comes from the right side of the child's mouth. controlled by left side of the brain suggests babbling is a form of preliminary speech (7, 3, 7)
  • when a child adds a vowel to make the final position easier to say; easier than a consonant (8)
  • when the sound vibrates the vocal chords (6)

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