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Language Development Test 3

Question:

Overextension and Underextension

Answer:

(naming errors)
Overextension-child uses a word too broadly to refer to referents that may be similar in perceptual feature or function
Underextension-words have too narrow a meaning. Ex- child uses the word dog only when referring to the child's pet and not when referring to other dogs
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Language Development Test 3
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Semantic, Phonological, and morphological development
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Question: Overextension and Underextension
Answer: (naming errors)Overextension-child uses a word too broadly to refer to referents that may be similar in perceptual feature or function Underextension-words have too narrow a meaning. Ex- child uses the word dog only when referring to the child's pet and not when referring to other dogs