Individual Differences in Language Development

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Individual Differences in Language Development 1. Be able to match a particular example OR provide a particular example that would support how children can vary in their language with respect to the components of language: semantics, syntax, morphology, pragmatics, phonology. For example, the question from quiz 9: In class, we referred to the different ways that names of cities and towns are pronounced by those who live in those locations and those who don’t. Which of the following components of language is this the best reflection of? a. phonology (correct answer)
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Unformatted text preview: c. semantics b. morphology d. pragmatics 2. Define and differentiate the following terms: social dialect, geographic dialect 3. What does it mean that children can vary in their rate and route of language development? Give examples to support. 4. What is the primary reason why speech-language pathologists need to be well educated in the characteristics of individual diversity, regional/ social dialects, and the effect of bilingualism on language development? In answering this question, provide a brief (yet specific) EXAMPLE to support your explanation....
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This note was uploaded on 05/08/2011 for the course HSLS 310 taught by Professor Marienelle during the Winter '10 term at Ohio University- Athens.

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