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Table 2. 

Sample Tasks from the Arizona Phonological Battery (Beeson et al., 2010)

TaskExample
Phoneme deletion (n = 10 words, 10 pseudowords) Say “fat”…now take away “f” → “at” 
Say “zane”…now take away “z” → “ane” 
Phoneme blending (n = 10 words, 10 pseudowords) Blend these sounds together 
 /b/ /oi/ /l/ → “boil” 
 /z/ /aI/ /p/ → “zipe” 
Phoneme replacement (n = 15 words, 15 pseudowords) Say “mouth”…now change /th/ to /s/ → “mouse” 
Say “bazz”…now change /b/ to /d/ → “dazz” 
TaskExample
Phoneme deletion (n = 10 words, 10 pseudowords) Say “fat”…now take away “f” → “at” 
Say “zane”…now take away “z” → “ane” 
Phoneme blending (n = 10 words, 10 pseudowords) Blend these sounds together 
 /b/ /oi/ /l/ → “boil” 
 /z/ /aI/ /p/ → “zipe” 
Phoneme replacement (n = 15 words, 15 pseudowords) Say “mouth”…now change /th/ to /s/ → “mouse” 
Say “bazz”…now change /b/ to /d/ → “dazz” 
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