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Promoting Language Acquisition Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The main point of applying meaningful interaction strategies in a language learning classroom is:

Question 2 2. The following is an example of meaningful interaction that uses the student-to-material strategy:

Question 3 3. A teacher gives her students the chance to chat once a week freely about any topic they want. While students talk, the teacher catches students saying s/he don't. The following is what the teacher can say afterwards:

Question 4 4. The following activity in an English language learning class illustrates the application of the theory of meaningful interaction:

Question 5 5. Should students avoid using words they can't pronounce correctly?

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Question 6 6. How often should you meet with students individually?

Question 7 7. Why is it important to keep notes during individual feedback sessions?

Question 8 8. Why is it important for students to be given instructions on what to do with the oral feedback that they receive?

Question 9 9. What is one advantage of breaking second language teaching into categories?

Question 10 10. How might you practice implicit instruction in a second language classroom?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is true about implicit teaching activities?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is NOT a category of explicit instruction?

Question 13 13. Which of the following examples of error correction is implicit?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is NOT a good tip for providing constructive feedback to improve language learning?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT a benefit of error correction in language instruction?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following examples of error correction is explicit?

Question 17 17. Metacognitive skills help you do which of the following?

Question 18 18. Which of the following would be involved in evaluating the learning process?

Question 19 19. What is metacognition?

Question 20 20. Which of the following would be involved in planning the learning process?

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Question 21 21. Caroline is a language learning teacher who always asks questions so her students can actively participate in class. As part of questioning required in class, Caroline should also:

Question 22 22. In group work, there is a social learning component in this aspect:

Question 23 23. The following is an example of an activity in which students teach their peers:

Question 24 24. Elaboration is a social learning strategy that requires students to:

Question 25 25. What is distributed practice?

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Question 26 26. Phrases and sentences, where the first letter of each word reflects the order of something, are called:

Question 27 27. Which of the following BEST describes the difference between rote memorization and meaningful learning?

Question 28 28. Which of the following are examples of rote memorization techniques?

Question 29 29. Mr. Johnson takes his English language learners to the zoo. While in the zoo, Mr. Johnson should encourage students to do the following for meaningful interaction:

Question 30 30. What part of Krashen's theory of second language teaching does implicit instruction correspond to?

Promoting Language Acquisition Chapter Exam Instructions

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