FTCE Speech-Language Impaired K-12 Exam

The FTCE Speech-Language Impaired K-12 subject examination consists of 120 multiple-choice questions with a time limit of 2 hours and 30 minutes. Question formats will include direct question, command, sentence completion, data analysis, and scenario. Each question will contain four response options, which will be answered by bubbling in choice A, B, C, or D.

The test encompasses 5 core competencies, each with between 2 and 6 skill areas. Competencies are defined as areas of content knowledge, with skills being the behaviors that demonstrate those competencies. Each competency is also assigned a percentage representing the approximate proportion of test items in that content area on the test. Together, the competencies and skills are representative of knowledge that has been determined by content specialists to be important for beginning teachers.

Test-takers will need to demonstrate knowledge of basic communication processes; the assessment process for students served in the school population; intervention techniques for students served in the school population; professional and legal issues; and research and theory.

FTCE Speech-Language Impaired K-12 Exam Practice Questions

1. The passage between the back of the mouth and the pharynx is the:
A. glottis
B. fauces
C. tonsils
D. larynx

2. The involuntary repetition or imitation of the observed movements of another is:
A. dysphoria
B. alogia
C. echopraxia
D. schizophrenia

3. The words “sing, sang, sung, and singing” are forms of the same _________.
A. lexeme
B. compound
C. allomorphy
D. hierarchy

4. Cluster reduction and velar fronting are common forms of __________________.
A. reading disability
B. phonological processing disorder
C. autism
D. learning disability

5. The PROMPT system for restructuring oral muscular phonetic targets was developed in the late 1970s by:
A. Barbara Hodson
B. Lois Bloom
C. Maralyne Fristoe
D. Deborah Hayden

Answer Key

1. B
2. C
3. A
4. B
5. D