Language Acquisition And Learning_ Exam 1

18 Questions | Total Attempts: 2097

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This exam will contains the contents of Unit 1 and 2


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Theory that holds God is the provider of language to humans.
    • A. 

      Divine Source

    • B. 

      Natural Sound Source

    • C. 

      Physical Adaptation Source

    • D. 

      Genetic Source

  • 2. 
    This theory  points that words were taken from the 'echos' in the environment, natural cries or physical efforts.
    • A. 

      Divine Source

    • B. 

      Natural Sound Source

    • C. 

      Physical Adaptation Source

    • D. 

      Genetic Source

  • 3. 
    Theory that states  language come from the physical features humans possess, which lead speech production.
    • A. 

      Divine Source

    • B. 

      Natural Sound Source

    • C. 

      Physical Adaptation Source

    • D. 

      Genetic Source

  • 4. 
    This theory claims that language is an innate capacity of humans.
    • A. 

      Divine Source

    • B. 

      Natural Sound Source

    • C. 

      Physical Adaptation Source

    • D. 

      Genetic Source

  • 5. 
    Three  typical features of Caregiver speech
    • A. 

      Exagerated intonation

    • B. 

      Silence

    • C. 

      Alternative forms

    • D. 

      Repetition

    • E. 

      Correction

  • 6. 
    The process by which children extend the meaning of a word on the basis of similarities of shape, sound or size is called __________________
  • 7. 
    The process by which children work out how to use grammatical functions and rules is known as ________________.
  • 8. 
    Ability to communicate through the use of signs
    • A. 

      Lengua

    • B. 

      Habla

    • C. 

      Lenguaje

  • 9. 
    A social product of  the language faculty
    • A. 

      Lengua

    • B. 

      Habla

    • C. 

      Lenguaje

  • 10. 
    The individual product of  the language faculty
    • A. 

      Lengua

    • B. 

      Habla

    • C. 

      Lenguaje

  • 11. 
    What are three characteristics that the cognitive theories share? (Gestalt, Constructivism, Meaningful Learning theory)
    • A. 

      Intellect grows and language does too

    • B. 

      Interaction

    • C. 

      Active construction of knowledge.

    • D. 

      Cognitive and language development

  • 12. 
    Check the boxes that better answer to the next question. What is language?
    • A. 

      Language is a set of arbitrary symbols.

    • B. 

      Language is limited to humans.

    • C. 

      Language operates in a speech community or culture.

    • D. 

      Symbols are vocal, not visual.

    • E. 

      Language is not acquired by all people in much the same way

    • F. 

      Language is systematic and generative

    • G. 

      Language is used for communication

  • 13. 
    It requires the explicit, conscious introduction of information.   
    • A. 

      Learning

    • B. 

      Acquisition

  • 14. 
    The Simplified speech style adopted by someone that spends a lot of time interacting with a young child is  called  ___________
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