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2. Which theorist coincides with the nurture debate?

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

3. What is a holophrase?

  • A function that was criticised by Jerome Bruner
  • A child's unique take on a word
  • When a child is able to construct a whole utterance
  • A function proposed by John Dore

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

  • 8
  • 10
  • 4
  • 6

5. 'A child is egocentric' - which theorist proposed this?

  • B.F Skinner
  • Lev Vygotsky
  • Jean Piaget
  • John Dore



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

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