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Second Language Acquisition Overview Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of these stages includes near native speaking ability?

Question 2 2. During language pre-production, a child will usually _____.

Question 3 3. During speech emergence, learners will have _____.

Question 4 4. Sequential second language learners are _____.

Question 5 5. During early production, students will generally use _____.

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Question 6 6. What is the critical period hypothesis for learning language?

Question 7 7. Which of the following are the correct stages of speech development?

Question 8 8. Language acquisition

Question 9 9. Which of the following is NOT an example of language acquisition from a behaviorist perspective?

Question 10 10. Noam Chomsky argues that babies acquire language

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Question 11 11. What factors have been accepted as significant in the formation of interlanguage?

Question 12 12. What is interlanguage?

Question 13 13. How can teachers apply an understanding of interlanguage in the classroom?

Question 14 14. What is fossilization in second language acquisition?

Question 15 15. What are the four characteristics of interlanguage?

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Question 16 16. In which system will students sometimes respond to their teacher's native language questions by speaking in their second language?

Question 17 17. 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 18 18. Fluent speaking is often most quickly achieved through systems that _____.

Question 19 19. Some systems call for a widespread use of a student's native language. These types of systems emphasize _____.

Question 20 20. In which of the following systems is direct translation encouraged?

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Question 21 21. What is formal language learning?

Question 22 22. Which is a non-formal method of language acquisition?

Question 23 23. Which types of school feature instruction and/or conversation in a foreign language at least 50% of the day?

Question 24 24. What type of language is only encountered in the school setting?

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

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Question 26 26. _____ is the ability to read, write, and speak in two languages.

Question 27 27. Igor is bilingual because he speaks Russian and English fluently, but he speaks English with an accent. Which is likely the cause?

Question 28 28. What is a major influence in a child's language learning?

Question 29 29. 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 30 30. Which of the following is a characteristic shared by most people who are bilingual?

Second Language Acquisition Overview Chapter Exam Instructions

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