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NMTA English Speakers of Other Languages: Practice & Study Guide

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Get up to speed with important topics you could see on the NES English to Speakers of Other Languages test (which has replaced the NMTA English to Speakers of Other Languages test). Fun lessons and practice exams are available to quickly boost your knowledge of key concepts before taking the test.
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20 Chapters in NMTA English Speakers of Other Languages: Practice & Study Guide

20 chapters in NMTA English Speakers of Other Languages: Practice & Study Guide

Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(0, 20)}}
Ch 1. Linguistic & Sociolinguistic Concepts for ESOL Instruction {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[384357].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Phonology: Definition, Rules & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7185].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7185].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What is Morphology in Linguistics? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[196391].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[196391].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Syntax in Writing: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4862].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4862].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What Is Semantics? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4860].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4860].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What is Pragmatics? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[35751].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[35751].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Oral & Written Discourse: Definitions & Characteristics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373467].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373467].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Oral & Written Discourse in ESOL Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373469].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373469].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Understanding Sociolinguistics: Social and Linguistic Variation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26171].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26171].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Language Fluency: Definition & Promotion Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[384359].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[384359].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(2, 20)}}
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Lesson 1 - The Role of Native Language in Second Language Acquisition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57500].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57500].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Factors Affecting Second Language Acquisition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373483].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373483].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Personal & Social Factors in Second Language Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61853].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61853].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Process of Learning a Second Language Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61849].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61849].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Strategies that Support Second Language Acquisition & Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373489].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373489].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Literacy Theories: Types & Characteristics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78272].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78272].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Overview of Literacy Development Research Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373493].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373493].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(7, 20)}}
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Lesson 1 - Common Core Standards & ESL
Lesson 2 - What Are the ELL Proficiency Levels? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[162499].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[162499].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Using Data to Inform Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31729].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31729].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Differentiated Instruction for ELL Students Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[154343].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[154343].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - How to Select & Adapt Materials to Meet Student Needs Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49592].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49592].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - ESL Curriculum Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31638].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31638].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - How to Adapt Lessons for English Language Learners Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[243887].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[243887].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Adapting Materials for English Language Learners
Lesson 9 - Student-Centered Instruction: Definition, Origin & Benefits Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[68345].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[68345].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Student-Centered Learning in ELL Classrooms Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373513].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373513].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Comprehensible Input for ELL Students Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[182203].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[182203].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Comprehensible Output for ELL Students Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373515].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373515].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Research-Based Best Practices for Promoting ELL Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373517].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373517].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(12, 20)}}
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Lesson 1 - Content-Based Instruction: Definition & Example Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[84982].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[84982].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Making Academic Language Accessible to ELL Students Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373551].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373551].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Scaffolding Instruction for English Language Learners Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31690].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31690].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Teaching Critical Thinking Skills Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31769].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31769].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Teaching Math to ELL Students Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31742].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31742].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Adaptations & Modifications for ELL Students in Math Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[277473].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[277473].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Strategies for Teaching ELL Science Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[162497].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[162497].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Modifications for ELL Students in Social Studies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[243909].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[243909].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(14, 20)}}
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Lesson 1 - Effective ESL Classroom Management: Techniques & Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[277515].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[277515].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Giving Written Feedback to Students: Examples & Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7123].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7123].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Providing Oral Feedback in Language Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[84994].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[84994].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Environmental Modifications for English Language Learners Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[243911].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[243911].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Classroom Accommodations for ELL Students Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[154331].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[154331].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Promoting Academic Independence in English Language Learners Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[384281].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[384281].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(16, 20)}}
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Lesson 1 - Formative Assessments for ELL Students Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[258815].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[258815].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Informal Assessments for English Language Learners Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[243895].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[243895].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Performance-Based Assessments for English Language Learners Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[243899].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[243899].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Alternative Assessments for English Language Learners Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[243897].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[243897].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Role of Instructional Objectives in Student Assessments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48456].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48456].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Matching Assessment Items to Learning Objectives Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49618].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49618].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Importance of Including Assessments in Lesson Planning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49613].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49613].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(17, 20)}}

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