Practice Quizzes

  1. What are the core areas of linguistics?

  2. How do the objectives of psycholinguistics and literacy research differ from those of linguistics?

  3. Why is it reasonable to assume that sentence comprehension happens immediately (i.e. incrementally) rather than after we have completed reading a sentence?

  4. Describe evidence for the distinction between symbols and rules in early language acquisition.

  5. Why is phonological awareness so important for children’s reading development?