Language Acquisition theorist quiz

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1. Instrumental, Regulatory and Heuristic are all examples from which theorists propositions?

  • Noam Chomsky
  • Jerome Bruner
  • Michael Halliday
  • John Dore
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2. Which theorists coincides with the nature debate?

  • Jean Piaget
  • Noam Chomsky
  • Leslie Rescorla
  • David Crystal

3. Labelling, Calling, Greeting and Requesting Action are examples from which theorist's propositions?

  • Lev Vygotsky
  • John Dore
  • Noam Chomsky
  • Jean Piaget

4. 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

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

  • 8
  • 6
  • 10
  • 4




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

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