Language Aqcuisition.

Here is a crossword that is all to do with language aqcuisition. Quite hard.

A vowel in which there is a perceptible change in quality during a syllable.
Dipthong
1 of 10
p, t, k sounds are created when the airflow is blocked for a brief time. What type of phoneme is this?
Plosive
2 of 10
Which phonological error is where the child omitts the final consonant in words such as 'do(g)'
Deletion
3 of 10
Which theorist said that children have an internal brain mechanism that is pre-programmed with the ability to learn grammatical structures?
Noam Chomsky
4 of 10
Which of Mak Halliday's language functions is used to control someone elses behaviour?
Regulatory
5 of 10
Which concept did Jerome Bruner introduce to refer to the ways adults help children advance by using a support system for their language?
Scaffolding
6 of 10
Which feature of child-directed speech is where the adult repeats themselves but in a different way?
Recasting
7 of 10
What is the term used to describe the error that children make when using language they already know to apply to something else such as calling a role of selotape 'the moon'?
Overextension
8 of 10
The stage of language development when the children is able to use one word utterances.
Holophrastic.
9 of 10
B.F. Skinner proposed the '?' theory.
Behaviourist
10 of 10

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p, t, k sounds are created when the airflow is blocked for a brief time. What type of phoneme is this?

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Plosive

Card 3

Front

Which phonological error is where the child omitts the final consonant in words such as 'do(g)'

Back

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Card 4

Front

Which theorist said that children have an internal brain mechanism that is pre-programmed with the ability to learn grammatical structures?

Back

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Card 5

Front

Which of Mak Halliday's language functions is used to control someone elses behaviour?

Back

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