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Theories of child language acquisition

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A-Level English Language & literature A2 Quiz on Theories of child language acquisition, created by Carrie Port on 10/07/2015.
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Quiz by Carrie Port, updated more than 1 year ago
Carrie Port
Created by Carrie Port almost 7 years ago
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Question 1

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Who created the behaviourist approach?
Answer
  • Noam Chomsky
  • B.F. Skinner
  • Jean Piagett
  • Katherine Nelson
  • Jean Aitchisons

Question 2

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Who created the innate approach?
Answer
  • Noam Chomsky
  • Jean Piagett
  • B.F. Skinner
  • Katherine Nelson
  • Jean Aitchison

Question 3

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Who created the cognitive approach?
Answer
  • Noam Chomsky
  • B.F. Skinner
  • Jean Aitchison
  • Katherine Nelson
  • Jean Piagett

Question 4

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Who suggested the idea of 4 categories?
Answer
  • Noam Chomsky
  • Jean Piagett
  • Jean Aitchison
  • B.F. Skinner
  • Katherine Nelson

Question 5

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Who suggested that children's language falls into 3 categories?
Answer
  • Katherine Nelson
  • Jean Piagett
  • Jean Aitchison
  • Noam Chomsky
  • B.F. Skinner

Question 6

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Which theory suggested children use labelling, packaging and semantic errors?
Answer
  • Behaviourist approach
  • Innate approach
  • Cognitive approach
  • 4 categories
  • View on holophrastic stage

Question 7

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Which theory suggested that children's first words consist of naming things, actions, describing, personal & social)?
Answer
  • Behaviourist theory
  • Cognitive theory
  • Innate theory
  • View on holophrastic stage
  • 4 categories

Question 8

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Which theory uses ideas that the child understands i.e. time, space, numbers?
Answer
  • Cognitive theory
  • Behaviourist theory
  • Innate theory
  • 4 categories
  • View on the holophrastic stage

Question 9

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Which theory suggests the human brain is ready for language, when children are exposed to speech, they pick it up naturally and begin to work out the underlying rules themselves?
Answer
  • Behaviourist theory
  • Cognitive theory
  • Innate theory
  • View on the holophrastic stage
  • 4 categories

Question 10

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Which theory suggested that children learn to speak by copying the utterances heard around them?
Answer
  • Behaviourist theory
  • Innate theory
  • Cognitive theory
  • 4 categories
  • View on the holophrastic stage
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