Knowledge Check

Welcome to your Module 6 Knowledge Check.

You need to answer 4 out of 5 questions correctly to receive a certificate. You can retake the quiz twice. 

True or False. Language learning begins before birth.

Young children learn language best through ____________ interactions with native speakers.

Each language of the world uses its own unique set of sounds called ___________.

Which of the following are reasons infants use statistical learning?

True or False. It is always possible to learn a new language, but it is easier at a younger age.

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  • Categorization
    grouping together the same sounds, and distinguishing them from other sounds
    the smallest unit of speech (a sound)
    Sensitive period
    a time in development when the brain is especially ready to learn a skill
    Speech perception
    listening to speech
    Speech production
    Statistical learning
    computing how likely it is that certain events (in this case sounds or syllables) occur compared to others