CH5 - 5 Using the “road map” you were given trace a...

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HSLS 310 Syntax and morphology 1. Be able to calculate MLU from a small language sample – review rules for counting morphemes. 2. What is a child’s expected MLU at the following ages? Give your best estimate. 12 mos? 24 mos? 36 mos? 48 mos? 3. Be able to locate the following syntactic relations in a small language sample: agent + action, action + location, attribute + object, and demonstrative + entity. 4. What are the following morphemes, and roughly what order do children learn them between the ages 1 and 4 years? Regular past – ed, plural –s, third person – s, present progressive, possessive –s.
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Unformatted text preview: 5. Using the “road map” you were given, trace a child’s development of syntax and morphology beginning with babbling. If two or more utterances are given to you, can you tell which comes earlier or later in development? Integration with previous information: 1. When a child has a 50-word production vocabulary, what is his/her MLU? 2. How do you think that semantics and syntax interface in children’s development from 12 months to 5 years of age? Think!...
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