CH3 - from Quiz 2). The stages of intentional communication...

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Topics: Phonological Development and Gestures 1. Describe the stages of vocalization development, and characteristics of those stages. 2. Although children can start reduplicated babbling as early as 6 months, at what age should ALL babies be babbling with high frequency? 3. 4. How does babbling help a child get to the point of saying his/her first words? (Child-centered continuity hypothesis) 5. What is the function of gesture for young children? 6. What is the relation of gesture and language development? 7. In terms of age, relate the stages of vocalization and children’s gesture development to the stages of the development of intentional communication (topic
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Unformatted text preview: from Quiz 2). The stages of intentional communication include: perlocutionary (birth to 8 mos), illocutionary (8-12 mos), locutionary (12 mos and beyond). 8. In the first week of class, we discussed evidence for the biological basis of language. Does the fact that all babies babble during the first year of life contribute to evidence for the biological basis of language? Try to explain with relation to the other evidence. 7. How do you think that motherese (from quiz 2) might contribute to the onset & progression of babbling? What about first words? Do you think a baby will still babble if she/he does NOT hear motherese? Explain....
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