ch 9 language intelligence and thought - The smallest unit...

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1. The smallest unit of sound that is categorized as speech rather than random noise is called a: word. phoneme. morpheme. sentence. Score: 1 of 1 2. Which of these is a morpheme? 3. At birth, babies can detect _____ of the contrasting sounds in _____. all; their native language most; their native language all; all human languages some; all human languages Score: 1 of 1 4. Passive mastery is to _____ as active mastery is to _____. phonemes; phrases understanding; speaking simple structure; deep structure syntax; semantics Score: 1 of 1 5. The textbook discusses the tragic case of Genie, as well as research about language acquisition in immigrants. Which conclusion would be consistent with these examples? 6.

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