The Role of Culture in Language Learning Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Ahmed is not used to taking standardized tests as he comes from the UAE, a country where this type of test is not common practice. Thus, Ahmed's language learning is slow. This is because:

Question 2 2. Claire is an ELL teacher who favors boys as opposed to girls in her class. This is a case of:

Question 3 3.

Complete the following statement:

'A positive sociocultural environment can _____ a student to make progress in school, including language learning.'

Question 4 4. Abeer is an Arab student who often hears people say things like 'Arabs are terrorists', etc. These comments are a form of:

Question 5 5. How does one define sociocultural variables?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT considered a basic element of culture?

Question 7 7. Which of the following statements is TRUE regarding culture?

Question 8 8. _____ are culturally accepted standards for moral behavior.

Question 9 9. Which of the following statements regarding culture is NOT true?

Question 10 10. In basic terms, language allows humans to convey and share which of the following?

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Question 11 11. Why should you teach with material that includes cultural aspects of several English speaking countries or communities?

Question 12 12. If an ELL has a learning disability, your approach should be:

Question 13 13. The external motivation in an ELL class comes from you as a teacher. The following is the only aspect of the motivation you should not worry about:

Question 14 14. You teach both children and adults. Due to lack of time, you basically follow the same lesson plans for both classes with a few modifications. When teaching vocabulary to adults, you change this aspect of the lesson:

Question 15 15. An ELL in your class shows no enthusiasm at all. You confirm this when you ask the student about how s/he likes the class. Her/his answer is: 'I am here only because the school makes me learn English.' Your approach to this lack of motivation is:

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Question 16 16. One example of non-verbal communication is _____.

Question 17 17. _____ affects a students morals and beliefs.

Question 18 18. The term _____ refers to a person's religion, nationality, and background.

Question 19 19. Which of these is a good method to use to avoid discomfort during non-verbal communication by taking into account cultural differences in personal space or touching?

Question 20 20. One example of verbal communication that could be misunderstood is _____.

The Role of Culture in Language Learning Chapter Exam Instructions

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