This subsystem of language refers to the study of words and their meaning.
Which of the following is
a tool infants use to identify words?
__________ is a functional precursor to speech.
In infant-directed speech, adults _____________.
When Gabrielle says, “Bye-bye,” or waves goodbye only when a person is leaving her presence,
she is demonstrating the ability to _____________.
When 16-month old Marguerite sees a novel toy on a shelf in a store and points to it, her mom
looks at the object, then looks back at Marguerite and says, “Yo-yo. That’s a yellow yo-yo.” This
process is called ________.
There are several rules that children seem to follow while learning new words. They include all
but which of the following?
Preschooler Robbie can name lots of objects, such as cats, dogs, cars, and people. He most
likely has a(n) ___________ word-learning style.