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Unformatted text preview: Suprasegmental devices that are imposed on speech to signal attitude or emotion in the message. 1. intonation/pitch 2. stress/emphasis 3. rate 4. intensity 5. pause hesitation b. nonlinguistic codes i. Gestures, body language, facial expression, physical proximity. ii. Used alone can convey an entire message iii. Cultural differences in the use of nonlinguistic cues. c. metalingustic codes i. The ability to talk about language, analyze it and judge it. ii. Our skills help us determine the accuracy or appropriateness of messages we send and receive. 4. Why do we need to know and understand the development of typical language acquisition? Normal language development serves as a guide for language remediation and language assessment. Language milestones or benchmarks provide guidelines for expected behaviors. The developmental rational can be used to decide on targets for therapy and to determine overall remediation approaches....
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- Spring '08