Phonological features

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Deletion
Sometimes a child drops a consonant altogether, paticulary at the end of the word. For example a child might say ca rather than cat
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Substitution
Instead of dropping a consonant , a child might replace it with one that's easier to say. For example they might say wegs rather than legs , or tup rather cup
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Cluster reduction
Where there are consonant clusters (Two or more consonants together in a word), A child may drop one of the consonants. For example, the child will say geen rather than green
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Berko and brown (1960) - Fis phenomenon
Children can recognise and understand a wider range of phonemes than they can produce
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Addition
When a vowl is added to the end of a word e.g. dog pronounced dogu
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Assimilation
one consonant in the word is changed because of the influence of another in the same word. e.g. tub becomes bub because of the influenc eof the final B.
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Reduplication
Is when a phoneme is repeated, like moo-moo
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Voicing
Voicing is when voiceless consonants like p,t,f,s (sounds produced without using the vocal chords) are replaced by their voiced equivalents b,d,v,z, so instead of saying sock a child might say zok
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De-voicing
Is when voiced consonants (sounds produced by the vocal chords as well as the mouth / tounge / lips , are replaced by their voiceless equivalents, so instead of saying bag a child may say pag
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Card 2

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Instead of dropping a consonant , a child might replace it with one that's easier to say. For example they might say wegs rather than legs , or tup rather cup

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Substitution

Card 3

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Where there are consonant clusters (Two or more consonants together in a word), A child may drop one of the consonants. For example, the child will say geen rather than green

Back

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Card 4

Front

Children can recognise and understand a wider range of phonemes than they can produce

Back

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Card 5

Front

When a vowl is added to the end of a word e.g. dog pronounced dogu

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