1. What is a phonetic error?
- An error which is phonetically plausible (e.g freas --> freeze)
- An error which is semanticlly plausible (e.g cheetah --> leopard)
- A problem with vowel sounds, simplification of consonant clusters and omission of unstressed syllables
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2. Which of these is NOT an important area in normal language functioning
- Occipital lobes
- Fusiform gyrus (vwfa) (inferior temporal lobe)
- Brocas area (posterior inferior frontal gyrus)
- Wernickes area (posterior superior temporal gyrus)
3. Are reading skills and the language (phonological) skills that underlie them highly heritable?
4. Which of these is NOT a key behavioural feature of developmental dyslexia?
- Early difficulties with learning relationships between letters and sounds
- Difficulties in phonological processing related to both storage and retrieval
- Impaired at reading words but not non-words
- Impaired at reading words and nonwords
- Severe difficulties in learning to spell
5. What is developmental dyslexia?
- A reading difficulty caused by structural abnormalities
- A reading difficulty that is unexpected in relation to the individual’s intelligence and level of reading instruction
- A reading difficulty that is expected in relation to the individual’s intelligence and level of reading instruction
- A reading difficulty caused by an impoverished home environment and education