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1. Katherine Nelson categorised a child's 50 first words. Which tpes of words did she say take up 60% of a child's first words?

  • Adjectives
  • Concrete nouns
  • Prepositions
  • Function words
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2. What sentence function is this: 'Do not eat that custard cream.'

  • Imperative
  • Exclamatory
  • Interrogative
  • Complex sentence

3. What is anaphora?

  • The repetition of words or phrases at the beginning of a sentence
  • Cameron
  • Repetition of the same vowel sound
  • Sentences missing out the verbs

4. What speaking stage is this child in: 'me some?'

  • Two-word
  • Holophrastic
  • Babbling
  • Telegraphic

5. What is deixes?

  • Talk that relies on the social context for understanding
  • minor sentence
  • Discussion that relies on context for understanding
  • A word that describes a noun


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