Language Development: Age 4-5

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  • 1. 
    Which is a characteristic for receptive language for a 4-5 year old?
    • A. 

      Most sounds are pronounced correctly

    • B. 

      Understands spatial concepts

    • C. 

      Can describe patterns

    • D. 

      Can construct long sentences

  • 2. 
    The language game "Which one doesn't belong?" best develops which of the following skills in 4-5 year olds?
    • A. 

      Categorizing and explaining

    • B. 

      Imagining and describing

    • C. 

      Retelling and using expression

    • D. 

      Predicting and asking questions

  • 3. 
    Language is
    • A. 

      A way people express themselves

    • B. 

      A way to produce the recognizable sounds that make up language

    • C. 

      A set of shared rules that can be expressed verbally, by writing, or by making gestures

    • D. 

      Both a and c

  • 4. 
    What age range is most critical for language development?
    • A. 

      0-2

    • B. 

      2-4

    • C. 

      4-5

    • D. 

      0-5

  • 5. 
    Which of the following books are especially good for reading to 4-5 year olds?
    • A. 

      Books with few pictures to create emphasis on the printed words

    • B. 

      Books with repeated words and phrases

    • C. 

      Books with unpredictable plots

    • D. 

      Books with several unknown words to increase vocabulary

  • 6. 
    When talking to a 4-5 year old, which of the following things should occur in the conversation?
    • A. 

      Using only words that the child already knows

    • B. 

      Using plain, non-descriptive language to keep the message simple

    • C. 

      Giving him or her a chance to respond to questions or statements

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 7. 
    If a 4-5 year old has not developed all of the necessary characteristics, the child ALWAYS:
    • A. 

      Has a language disorder

    • B. 

      Has a speech disorder

    • C. 

      Both of these

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 8. 
    How can families best promote language development in their 4-5 year old?
    • A. 

      By consulting a speech language pathologist for tutoring sessions

    • B. 

      By handing them books to read independently with assistive reading devices

    • C. 

      By watching educational television shows about words and language together

    • D. 

      By playing, talking, reading, and writing together

  • 9. 
    The vocabulary knowledge of a 4-5 year old is:
    • A. 

      100 words

    • B. 

      1500 words

    • C. 

      500 words

    • D. 

      50 words

  • 10. 
    A 4-5 year old may have trouble telling all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Involved imaginative stories

    • B. 

      Sequence of historical events

    • C. 

      Mathematics principles

    • D. 

      Stories involving similes and metaphors

  • 11. 
    All 4-5 year olds
    • A. 

      Will develop language the same way

    • B. 

      Girls develop at the same time

    • C. 

      Boys will develop at the same time

    • D. 

      Will not develop language the same way

  • 12. 
    If you are concerned about your child's speech or language development, you should see
    • A. 

      A social worker

    • B. 

      A special education teacher

    • C. 

      A speech-language pathologist

    • D. 

      A literacy coach

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