1. At what point do children learn many more words?
- 50 words
- 500 words
- 1000 words
- 25 words
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2. Explain joint attention in terms of lexical constraints
- Children who spend more time in joint attentional frames learn more words
- children in joint attention frames get more distracted and do not learn new word meanings
- children like being in joint attention with a caregiver
3. What is word organisation based on meaning?
- synonyms are acquired through association with different activities and co-occurance with accompanying speech, and associative links between words are an important role in retrieval of information
- words are organised based on sound and then associated with meaning
- words are organised through syntax cues and word boundaries
4. How do children learn combinations of words?
- some are already there e.g. compound words
- they have to link them in a special part of the brain
- adults make the word boundaries unclear
- they guess eventually
5. Why did Gentner claim nouns are easier to learn than verbs?
- because they are conceptually easier
- because they start with a capital letter
- because children hear them more often