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1. What is it called when a child makes a mistake that is understandable because it conforms to normal patterns of language?

  • Virtuous error
  • Understandable error
  • Conformative error
  • Observatory error
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2. Which theorist found the seven functions within children's speech?

  • Barclay
  • Halliday
  • Kroll
  • Gentry

3. Which behaviourists believed in a 'Language Acquisition Support System'?

  • Skinner and Bruner
  • Chomsky and Piaget
  • Skinner and Piaget
  • Bruner and Chomsky

4. Who stated that language can be 'face-saving' or 'face threatening'?

  • Zimmerman and West
  • Tannen
  • Goffman
  • Sinclair and Coulthard

5. What is the name of the theory that foudn evidence that men interupt more and try to control conversations?

  • Dominance theory
  • Deficit theory
  • Difference theory

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