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Influences on Language Development for ESL Students Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The culture of a business or school based on common standards, missions, or goals is known as _____ .

Question 2 2. A set of behaviors, attitudes, and beliefs that would allow a professional to be effective in a variety of cross-cultural situations is referred to as _____.

Question 3 3. If a teacher was culturally competent in designing her lessons, she would be sure to _____.

Question 4 4. Beliefs of an ethnic group are collectively called the group's:

Question 5 5. Body language is another name for:

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Question 6 6. The transmission of a message from one person to others without speech is called _____ communication.

Question 7 7. All of the following statements are true about language development in children EXCEPT:

Question 8 8. Every time young Haley says the word 'teddy,' she is given her favorite stuffed bear, which reinforces her understanding and continued use of the word for getting the toy. According to behaviorist theory, this is an example of:

Question 9 9. When baby Terrell says 'wa-wa-wa' and points to a cup, his mother responds with 'you want water,' and reinforces his learning by giving him a drink of water. This is an example of the _____ perspective of language development.

Question 10 10. Why should you teach with material that includes cultural aspects of several English speaking countries or communities?

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Question 11 11. If an ELL has a learning disability, your approach should be:

Question 12 12. The external motivation in an ELL class comes from you as a teacher. The following is the only aspect of the motivation you should not worry about:

Question 13 13. What do we call the idea that all languages have the same basic grammatical structure?

Question 14 14. Which of these tends to be true of children who have a more diverse range of experiences?

Question 15 15. How is the theory of universal grammar applied to language acquisition?

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Question 16 16.

New immigrants to the United States need to learn how to blend into the American way of life.

A person making the above statement would most likely be a proponent of

Question 17 17. The bell rings for second period and all of the students stand up, look towards the American flag and begin saying the Pledge of Allegiance. This is an example of

Question 18 18. With regard to religious diversity in the classroom, which of the following is something that a teacher would not do?

Question 19 19. Fluent speaking is often most quickly achieved through systems that _____.

Question 20 20. How are students expected to learn the definitions of words in systems which do not allow for use of a student's native language?

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Question 21 21. In which system will students sometimes respond to their teacher's native language questions by speaking in their second language?

Question 22 22. Which of the following statements is a critique of the nativist theory of language development?

Question 23 23. The idea of the Language Acquisition Device, developed by Noam Chomsky, could be described as:

Question 24 24. Which of the following scenarios would support the nativist perspective?

Question 25 25. What is typically the strongest factor in second language development?

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Question 26 26. How might you best address learning styles in a classroom setting?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is NOT true about second language development?

Question 28 28. What is globalization?

Question 29 29. What does it mean to say that we live in a world of economic interdependence?

Question 30 30. Which of these is not an example of interpersonal communication?

Influences on Language Development for ESL Students Chapter Exam Instructions

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