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Praxis ESL (5362): Practice and Study Guide Final Exam

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Question 1 1.

Ms. Goodson notices that ELL Juli's parents are not signing the weekly newsletter she sends out to acknowledge they have read it. She worries that Juli's parents are not involved enough in Juli's education. What is the most effective strategy Ms. Goodson might use to encourage parental participation?

Question 2 2.

What best describes the purpose of professional development?

Question 3 3.

Which of the following best describes resources provided to ELLs and their families that address a specific issue unique to their circumstances?

Question 4 4.

Intermediate ELL Hanna has impressed her instructor by her ability to alter the language she chooses to address different audiences and adhere to different communicative contexts. What is Hanna demonstrating to her instructor?

Question 5 5.

Which of the following best fits the definition of Basic Interpersonal Communication Skills (BICS)?

Question 6 6.

Lily walks into her local bank to deposit a check. While depositing her check, the banker asks how Lily's day has been going. Lily responds, "not too bad, thank you." A linguist would describe Lily's implicit understanding that it would have been inappropriate to offer a long, detailed description of her day, its little annoyances, and its ups and downs in response to the banker's question as belonging to what field of language study?

Question 7 7.

Which of the following is a philosophy of education that emphasizes social interaction and real-world experiences as the primary way learners build knowledge?

Question 8 8.

First-year ELL instructor Mr. Greene begins class by "cold-calling" on students and asking them to read sentences from their homework aloud. He notices a significant increase in anxiety in the classroom and a decrease in student performance during this activity. What has Mr. Greene failed to account for in his lesson planning?

Question 9 9.

Semyon's L1 is Russian (which has no articles). His ESOL instructor asks him to come up to the white board and write a sentence about his weekend. Semyon writes the following: "This weekend I went to park." Semyon has left out the article that precedes "park." What is Semyon's error an example of?

Question 10 10.

Which of the following best describes the process of cultural assimilation?

Question 11 11.

On the first day of an ESOL class primarily composed of adult ELLs, the instructor requests students call him by his first name Mike. Keiko, a student from Japan, is uncomfortable at this prospect. Keiko's discomfort with calling her instructor by his first name indicates that she is likely from what kind of culture?

Question 12 12.

Which of the following best defines a pedagogy that seeks to empower ELLs through relating instruction to students' diverse cultural identities and lived experiences?

Question 13 13.

What three educators outlined the four best practices, based on many years of data collection and analysis, for providing students with effective feedback?

Question 14 14.

Which of the following lists the first four of the eight components of the research based instructional model SIOP (Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol)?

Question 15 15.

Which of the following best defines the Total Physical Response (TPR) method?

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