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MTEL Adult Basic Education: English as a Second Language Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The primary goal of ESL curriculum development is:

Question 2 2. In which stage of second language acquisition can you comprehend nearly everything that is said, but your speech is not yet as good as that of a native speaker?

Question 3 3. Cognition and learning are incredibly similar. What is a good definition that would apply to both of them?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT an example of language acquisition from a behaviorist perspective?

Question 5 5. Which of the following BEST describes the difference between rote memorization and meaningful learning?

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Question 6 6. Which of these is NOT a part of Robert Gagne's information processing model?

Question 7 7. Using different instructional practices and resources is known as:

Question 8 8. In the _____ approach to language acquisition, up to 5% of class time is spent using the second language.

Question 9 9. Which of the following BEST defines rote memorization?

Question 10 10. Language acquisition

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Question 11 11. Learning outcomes for ESL students are addressed through:

Question 12 12. Which of the following are the correct stages of speech development?

Question 13 13. Modeling is a way in which:

Question 14 14. What is metacognition?

Question 15 15. An English-speaking student attends a class in which instruction is 100% in French. This approach to second-language learning is referred to as _____.

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Question 16 16. Noam Chomsky argues that babies acquire language

Question 17 17. In which stage of the language development process are you as fluent as a native speaker?

Question 18 18. What is distributed practice?

Question 19 19. _____ takes into consideration the student's level of English language proficiency.

Question 20 20. ESL curriculum that is 'watered down' is:

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Question 21 21. Metacognitive skills help you do which of the following?

Question 22 22. In which stage of language development might you know a few two- or three- word phrases?

Question 23 23. In this stage of learning a language, you know a few words and might be able to answer 'yes' or 'no' to a question.

Question 24 24. Which of the following would be involved in controlling the learning process?

Question 25 25. Scaffolding vocabulary instruction means:

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Question 26 26. Which of the following would be involved in planning the learning process?

Question 27 27. What is the critical period hypothesis for learning language?

Question 28 28. Word walls are:

Question 29 29. Phrases and sentences, where the first letter of each word reflects the order of something, are called:

Question 30 30. Which of the following are examples of rote memorization techniques?

MTEL Adult Basic Education: English as a Second Language Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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