Language Acquisition & Literacy Development in Indiana Classrooms Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How do phonemic awareness and phonics differ?

Question 2 2. L1 and L2 refer to what?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT an example of language acquisition from a behaviorist perspective?

Question 4 4. Noam Chomsky argues that babies acquire language

Question 5 5. Which of the following is true about age as a factor in second language development?

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Question 6 6. What is typically the strongest factor in second language development?

Question 7 7. In which instance is negative language transfer likely to occur?

Question 8 8. What is an example of positive language transfer?

Question 9 9. How are students expected to learn the definitions of words in systems which do not allow for use of a student's native language?

Question 10 10. In which of the following systems is direct translation encouraged?

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Question 11 11. Political and social factors can have an impact on second language learning. The effect on language learners tends to be mostly _____.

Question 12 12. A city or town that has an open mind toward new immigrants and makes them feel welcome can impact those immigrants when it comes to language learning for which of the following reasons?

Question 13 13. Why should advanced students be provided with additional learning outlets and opportunities?

Question 14 14. Why are flexible lesson plans important?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT a possible example of L2 development?

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Question 16 16. Automatic word recognition involves the act of memorizing _____ and applying this knowledge to all other unknown words.

Question 17 17. Which of the following is NOT a stage of L1 development?

Question 18 18. What is L2?

Question 19 19. In following the Indiana English Language Proficiency Standards, choose the best description for skills and concepts of an intermediate level kindergarten student.

Question 20 20. A child who is identified as a language minority student in Indiana can be described as all of the following, EXCEPT?

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Question 21 21. What do the emergent literacy theory and the social constructivist literacy theory have in common?

Question 22 22. What is the main component of the emergent literacy theory?

Question 23 23. During speech emergence, learners will have _____.

Question 24 24. Which of these stages includes near native speaking ability?

Question 25 25. Which type of instruction is usually best for language acquisition?

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Question 26 26. Which types of school feature instruction and/or conversation in a foreign language at least 50% of the day?

Question 27 27. How might social class influence the acquisition of a second language?

Question 28 28. Which of the following are the correct stages of speech development?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is NOT true about second language development?

Question 30 30. What is language transfer?

Language Acquisition & Literacy Development in Indiana Classrooms Chapter Exam Instructions

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