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2. What are some broader oral language weaknesses of the poor comprehender?

  • Morphosyntax
  • Morphosyntax, receptive grammar
  • Receptive grammar only
  • Rhyming judgment

3. What is comprehension monitering?

  • Used to establish and maintain links between premises in the text
  • The distinctness and completeness of a representation of a word reflects its quality. Includes phonological, semantic and orthographic info
  • Checking whether incoming information fits with the current representation of the situation
  • Performance on reading comprehension tasks

4. What did Nation & Snowlings (1998) study show?

  • Poor comprehenders synonym and rhyme judgement was impaired
  • Poor comprehenders had intact rhyme judgement (similar to controls) and impaired synonym judgement (21.3 error compared to 9.4)
  • Poor comprehenders had impaired rhyme judgement and intact synonym judgement (21.3 error compared to 9.4)
  • Poor comprehenders synonym and rhyme judgement was intact, performed similar to controls

5. How is the profile of a poor comprehender explained at a cognitive level?

  • A semantic access problem. Poor quality representations impede comprehension/swift and effective retrieval.
  • A fluency problem. Poor quality representations impede comprehension/swift and effective retrieval.

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