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Overview of First & Second Language Acquisition Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why do so many nations use a multilingual education model?

Question 2 2. Mrs. Nava wants to use the strategy of translanguaging. What should she do?

Question 3 3. Martha speaks, reads, writes, and understands English, Spanish, French, and Italian. She is _____.

Question 4 4. Kyle speaks French and German fluently, so he is _____.

Question 5 5. What is a student's native language he or she learned in the home or in the home country?

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Question 6 6. _____ is the ability to read, write, and speak in two languages.

Question 7 7. What is a major influence in a child's language learning?

Question 8 8. Juan is dyslexic and has trouble with learning both English and Spanish. What kind of influence is this and what kind of impact is it having on his language development?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is a characteristic shared by most people who are bilingual?

Question 10 10. Igor is bilingual because he speaks Russian and English fluently, but he speaks English with an accent. Which is likely the cause?

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Question 11 11. Tania is a student from Bolivia currently living in the US. She is going to begin high school in the fall but is taking an English as a second language class during the summer. The following is NOT an aspect of her process to learn the language:

Question 12 12. The following is the most basic difference between first language acquisition (FLA) and second language acquisition (SLA):

Question 13 13. Luis and Steve are working together in a science class at an English-speaking school. Luis is originally from Costa Rica and he is a bit behind Steve because his English is limited. Despite this difference, Luis and Steve have all the following in common, EXCEPT:

Question 14 14. Timmy is a one-year old who has started trying to say short words. The following is NOT an aspect of Timmy's acquisition of English as his first language:

Question 15 15. In general, students who are acquiring English as a second language can make progress if this basic situation is in place:

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Question 16 16. Language acquisition

Question 17 17. What is the critical period hypothesis for learning language?

Question 18 18. Which of the following are the correct stages of speech development?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT an example of language acquisition from a behaviorist perspective?

Question 20 20. Noam Chomsky argues that babies acquire language

Overview of First & Second Language Acquisition Chapter Exam Instructions

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