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How well do you know words?

Question 2 of 12

2. When infants are in their 'sensitive phase' of language acquisition, beginning about 6 months of age, how many 'phonemes' (sounds) are they able to discriminate?

A few dozen, depending on their family’s language

Up to 100

More than 200

All 800 phonemes that the world’s languages use

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