TB7 DL Lecture 4 MCQs; Reading comprehension +impairments

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1. What is local coherence?

  • Making sense of relations within and between adjacent sentences through cohesive devices + sentence context
  • Achieved if the sentences relate both together and to an overall theme
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2. Which of these would be an accurate characterisation of a poor comprehenders phonological skills?

  • Intact word and nonword reading, aswell as phoneme and rhyme awareness, low accuracy and efficiency of irregular and low frequency words.
  • Impaired word and nonword reading, aswell as phoneme and rhyme awareness, high accuracy and efficiency of irregular and low frequency words.
  • Intact phoneme and rhyme awareness, low accuracy and efficiency of irregular and low frequency words.
  • Impaired phoneme and rhyme awareness, high accuracy and efficiency of irregular and low frequency words.

3. What are poor comprehenders less likely to do whilst reading text? (Yuill & Oakhill, 1991)

  • Look back at the text
  • Resolve anomalies in text even after being explicity told of them
  • Resolve anomalies in text if they are not informed of them

4. What is the alternative view of RC impairment posited by the Oakhill/Cain group?

  • It is deficits in HIGH level processes that impede RC also dependent on semantic deficits
  • It is deficits in HIGH level processes that impede RC independent of a semantic deficit
  • It is deficits in LOW level processes that impede RC independent of a semantic deficit
  • It is deficits in LOW level processes that impede RC also dependent on semantic deficits

5. What is meant by a 'standard of coherence' in comprehension monitering?

  • Linked to verbal ability, readers expectation of how good their mental model should be explaining individual variance
  • Linked to self esteem, a readers expectation of how good their mental model should be explaining individual variance
  • A readers expectation of how good their mental model should be explaining individual variance
  • Linked to age, readers expectation of how good their mental model should be explaining individual variance

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