10_Language Development

10_Language Development - 10. Contrast overextensions and...

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Language Development (Chapter 10) 1. Differentiate between the language components of phonology, morphology, semantics, syntax, and pragmatics. 2. Discuss and evaluate the basic features of the learning view of language acquisition. 3. Discuss and evaluate the basic features of the nativist view of language acquisition. 4. Summarize the interactionist view of language acquisition and identify biological, cognitive and environmental contributors to language development. 5. Describe the development of prelinguistic vocalizations. 6. Describe early language development. 7. Outline some strategies children may use to infer the meaning of words. 8. Explain what is meant by fast-mapping. 9. Explain what holophrases are and what telegraphic speech is.
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Unformatted text preview: 10. Contrast overextensions and underextensions. 11. What is overregulation? 12. Describe the developmental course of questions and the use of negatives in conversation. 13. Discuss the main developments in semantics during the preschool years. 14. Describe the types of pragmatic and communicative knowledge young children show. 15. Describe some of the continuing advances that are made in communication skills during middle childhood and adolescence. 16. Explain what metalinguistic awareness is and how it contributes to a growth in communication skills 17. Discuss the role of siblings and peers in the growth of early communication skills. 18. Discuss findings regarding bilingual education....
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