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Language/Listening& Speech Skills

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I have a couple of questions that I
need help with. Please let me know if
you agree with my answers.

1. "I'm cutting the apple into six
pieces so that you can share
with each of your friends,"
is an example of:

A. elaborated speech
B. explanatory speech
C. expansion
D. detail-oriented language


2. "I eated it all up!"said Jimmy.
Mrs. Newman,his teacher,should
say:

A. "Jimmy,say that again,but instead
of saying "I eated it all up!
say,"I ate it all up."

B. "You eated it all up? Then what
happened?"

C. "What did you eat up?"

D. "That isn't the right way to
say that. Try again."

#1. (B) explanatory talk
#2. (C) "What did you eat up?"

I am a little confused on the second question, (I know you should model the
correct word.)

"Please Help!"

  • Language/Listening& Speech Skills -

    Both of your answers are correct. :-)

  • Language/Listening& Speech Skills -

    I'd tell the child, "You ATE it all up? What did you eat up?" That would give the child the correct form of the verb for both past and present tense. But since that's not a choice...I'd go with your answers.

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