Communication disorder

 

  1. The following graph shows the rate of word acquisition of 4 children: A, B, C, and D. When did the word spurt began (age in months) for each of the 4 children? (4 pts)

 

 

Child A:

Child B:

Child C:

Child D:

 

This is the transcription of a 5;09 year-old child’s conversation with his father, you can watch the video in the following link: https://youtu.be/O-Iyw-NcSMk

 

P = parent; C = child

P: When you get married are you gonna be a protector?

C: I’m not gonna be married at all.

P: Why?

C: I don’t wanna be married.

C: Are you kidding?

P: I thought you wanted to be a dad.

C: I would be scared.

P: Why?

C: Well because.

C: I don’t wanna kiss anyone.

P: How come?

C: Well.

C: If they kiss me.

C: they sometimes do it with spit.

P: You don’t like spit?

C: No.

P: Nah.

P: Who does it with spit?

C: Well.

C: Some kids do it with spit.

C: And I don’t like it.

C: Girls.

C: Like Kiana.

 

  1. Calculate the proportion of nouns used. Show your work (highlight the nouns, show total words, show calculation). What do you think of the language development of this child based on this result? (5 pts.)
  2. Total number of words: 53
  3. Total number of nouns: 5

5/53=0.09

Based on the language development of the child based on the results I belive

 

  1. Calculate the type-token ratio. Show your work (follow steps). What do you think of the language development of this child based on this result? (6 pts.)

 

  1. The following graph shows the rate of word acquisition of 4 children: A, B, C, and D. When did the word spurt began (age in months) for each of the 4 children? (4 pts)

 

 

Child A:

Child B:

Child C:

Child D:

 

This is the transcription of a 5;09 year-old child’s conversation with his father, you can watch the video in the following link: https://youtu.be/O-Iyw-NcSMk

 

P = parent; C = child

P: When you get married are you gonna be a protector?

C: I’m not gonna be married at all.

P: Why?

C: I don’t wanna be married.

C: Are you kidding?

P: I thought you wanted to be a dad.

C: I would be scared.

P: Why?

C: Well because.

C: I don’t wanna kiss anyone.

P: How come?

C: Well.

C: If they kiss me.

C: they sometimes do it with spit.

P: You don’t like spit?

C: No.

P: Nah.

P: Who does it with spit?

C: Well.

C: Some kids do it with spit.

C: And I don’t like it.

C: Girls.

C: Like Kiana.

 

  1. Calculate the proportion of nouns used. Show your work (highlight the nouns, show total words, show calculation). What do you think of the language development of this child based on this result? (5 pts.)
  2. Total number of words: 53
  3. Total number of nouns: 5

5/53=0.09

Based on the language development of the child based on the results I belive

 

  1. Calculate the type-token ratio. Show your work (follow steps). What do you think of the language development of this child based on this result? (6 pts.)