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Speech Exam


November 5th, 2019
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Agrammatism is the incorrect use of grammar.

Telegraphic Speech

Telegraphic speech is a type of agrammatism that involves using short sentences that include nouns and verbs but omit articles, prepositions, and adjectives.
For example, a patient might say 'man kick ball' rather than 'the man kicked the ball'.
  • Significance

  • Telegraphic speech is classically associated with expressive (Broca's) aphasia.
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