Piaget 's Beliefs About Language Development

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Multiple-Choice Questions (2 points each) 1. Which of the following are most consistent with Piaget’s beliefs about language development? a. Language is not a separate innate characteristic, but is one of several abilities resulting from cognitive development b. The sequence of language development depends on the sequence of cognitive development c. Language acquisition results from general cognitive and social processes d. Language development is innately wired via universal grammar e. All of the above f. a and b only g. c and d only 2. In contrast to serial processing, parallel processing involves a. Single operations performed sequentially one at a time b. Multiple operations occur simultaneously c. Both single and multiple operations…show more content…
phonological loop functioning / speech and language difficulties c. visual-spatial scratch pad functioning / behavioral difficulties d. general working memory / speech and language difficulties 7. A common congenital disorders of childhood that affects muscle tone, movement, and motor skills and is caused by brain damage that occurs before or during a child 's birth is a. Developmental Delay b. William’s Syndrome c. Fragile-X d. Cerebral Palsy 8. Cultural competence is the ability to a. understand and learn about your own culture a. interact effectively with people within your own culture b. interact effectively with people of different cultures c. be sympathetic to individuals from different cultures 9. Children who are exposed to multiple languages simultaneously a. often have equivalent skills in each of those languages b. may have uneven skills in each language c. often fail to learn each language with high proficiency d. are at greater risk for development of language delays in one or more of the languages 10. An example of a contextual factor that can lead to individuals differences is a. People b. Location c. Vocabulary used by others d. Language used by others e. All of the above f. a and b only (*A and B are “context,” C and D are “input,” context and input are similar/related. Ex: The language heard spoken by others (input) will vary day-to-day due to the different people they are exposed to (context).) g. c and d only 11. In reading,
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