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21. Which statement accurately describes early language development in deaf babies?
a. Deaf babies do not babble early in development.
b. Deaf babies increase the variety of the babbling sounds they make just like hearing babies do.
c. Deaf babies who are learning sign language appear to go through the same stages of language as hearing babies.
d. Deaf babies begin to babble but stop once they reach two months of age.
22. Which of the following statements about early language development is true?
a. Babies younger than 6 months of age can distinguish the sounds of all languages.
b. Researchers agree that there is an early critical period in language development.
c. Deaf babies do not coo or babble in the same way that hearing infants do.
d. If parents do not talk a great deal to their infants, the infants will later have great difficult in learning their native language.
23. Hart and Risley (1995) examined the similarities and differences in the everyday language that children hear as toddlers. They found that overall
a. most toddlers hear about the same number of words.
b. there were no differences by the gender, socioeconomic status, or educational level of parents.
c. children from families with more educated parents hear a great deal more language.
d. children from less educated families hear more words, but they are shorter words than children from more educated families hear.
24. Babies who are taught to use sign language
a. are delayed in their later acquisition of spoken language.
b. experience more frustration in their early language learning.
c. show a greater ability in later years to master a second or third language.
d. have a slight advantage when they later learn spoken language.
25. When a child points to an object and an adult names the object for the child
a. there is no reason for the child to use that word again.
b. that word enters the child’s vocabulary sooner.
c. the child is likely to overregularize the use of that word in the future.
d. the child will assume that there are other names for the same object.