Language Acquisition theorist quiz

1. What is a holophrase?

  • When a child is able to construct a whole utterance
  • A function that was criticised by Jerome Bruner
  • A child's unique take on a word
  • A function proposed by John Dore
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2. Which theorist coincides with the nurture debate?

  • Leslie Rescorla
  • B.F Skinner
  • John Dore
  • David Crystal

3. Which theorist proposed that a child has a LASS (Language Acquisition Support System)?

  • Noam Chomsky
  • Jerome Bruner
  • Jean Piaget
  • Lev Vygotsky

4. Which theorist proposed that a child has a LAD (Language Acquisition Device)?

  • Noam Chomsky
  • John Dore
  • Jerome Bruner
  • David Crystal

5. How many functions are there in Halliday's taxonomy of child speech?

  • 4
  • 6
  • 8
  • 10

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Jasminew21898

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A holophrase is a single utterance. A child's unique take on a word is called a proto word.

supernerdchampion

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I agree with Jasminew21898. I got a bit confused on your quiz becos of it

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