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

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Question 1 1. Say you teach a class of beginner English learners. The school provides you with material to develop reading skills, but the material is beyond the beginner level. How do you adapt this material for reading with your beginner class?

Question 2 2. ESL classrooms typically include a variety of backgrounds and cultures. In order to have a smooth classroom experience, which of the following approaches would ESL teachers ideally adopt?

Question 3 3. The school where you teach English learners requests that you include as many activities as possible that are based on social strategies. Which of the following is an example of such an activity you can use in instruction?

Question 4 4. You decide to break your ESL lesson into smaller chunks so that your students find it easier to grasp. This type of instruction is called:

Question 5 5. Despite the fact you have been practicing English skills with your English learners, they get very anxious as the date for the English language standardized test approaches. What do you do to help them succeed in the exam? Choose the BEST answer.

Question 6 6. You give your new language learners a timed reading in order to assess this aspect of their skills:

Question 7 7. In order to properly assess the performance of an English learner in school, you should take into account which of the following to determine the student's progress?

Question 8 8. You have an English learner who tells you that his goal is to learn English really well so he can then apply for a job in customer service as this is his personal goal. This means your student has:

Question 9 9. Jean Piaget's theory of learning states that children learn by going through different stages in which they balance their lack of knowledge with new information in order to process and acquire new information. What is the name of this theory?

Question 10 10. As part of the process of language acquisition, children go through one-word and two-word periods. Then, children are ready to begin using more complex language structures. This readiness should happen when:

Question 11 11. You have an English language learner who needs to write a personal essay. The learner asks you if it is okay to use the present tense while using the past tense sometimes to refer to past stories. Your answer is:

Question 12 12.

One of your English learners writes a comparison like this:


''There are less pencils in my case than in my friend's case.'' How would you correct this comparison?

Question 13 13. An ESL colleague asks you if you know about how the performance of English learners should be reported, as per the current Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Your answer is:

Question 14 14. You are hired to work along with a grade teacher in a classroom. Your job is to assist English language learners who sit in a small group together while the grade teacher manages the rest of the class. Thus, you work with this co-teaching model:

Question 15 15. Juan is learning the basics of the English language and he is encouraged by his teacher to make associations based on the target language (e.g. teacher gives Juan a list of English words and asks him to pronounce them). This language learning technique is called:

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