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Literacy & Language Research Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is NOT an example of tactile learning?

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Question 2 2. Which of the following is NOT a possible example of L2 development?

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Question 3 3. Phonemic awareness is the ability to recognize the most minute sounds, or _____ in words.

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Question 4 4. Research on literacy development of L2 depends heavily on the individual's _____ of L1.

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Question 5 5. Automatic word recognition involves the act of memorizing _____ and applying this knowledge to all other unknown words.

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Question 6 6. Chomsky believed that rules for language acquisition are _____.

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Question 7 7. What is an idea included in the universal theory of grammar?

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Question 8 8. Noam Chomsky was a ____ by trade.

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Question 9 9. The fact that language acquisition happens rapidly in children, but takes much longer in adults, give credence to the idea that

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Question 10 10. Prior to Chomsky it was widely agreed that language was acquired via

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Question 11 11. According to the research done by Thomas and Collier, when are English language learners most successful?

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Question 12 12. Which component of Thomas and Collier's prism model is related to reading and writing in both languages?

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Question 13 13. The environment as related to _____ must be supportive to make sure students successfully learn a new language, according to Thomas and Collier and the prism model.

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Question 14 14. Choose the BEST answer. Thomas and Collier's prism model:

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Question 15 15. Which part of Thomas and Collier's prism model happens through classroom interactions?

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Question 16 16. What are the processes for second language acquisition according to Lily Wong Fillmore?

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Question 17 17. What are the classroom conditions needed for language learning?

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Question 18 18. Susannah recently moved to the United States and is beginning to learn English thanks to social interactions in class. Which theory of Lily Wong Fillmore does this scenario support?

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Question 19 19. Pho, an introverted student in a very social class of native English speakers, is very quiet in class and having difficulty progressing in his English language skills. What might be the reason he is not learning English, according to Lily Wong Fillmore?

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Question 20 20. According to Lily Wong Fillmore, what is one of the ideals needed for language learning to occur?

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Question 21 21. Despite its prevalence in ESL classrooms in the United States, what is the main criticism of Krashen's second language acquisition theory?

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Question 22 22. How many parts are there to Stephen Krashen's theory of second language acquisition?

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Question 23 23. According to Stephen Krashen, what is acquisition?

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Question 24 24. According to Stephen Krashen, what is learning?

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Question 25 25. What is second language acquisition?

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Literacy & Language Research Chapter Exam Instructions

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