Acculturation: Definition, Theory & Examples


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What does acculturation mean?

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1. What are four concepts associated with the theory of acculturation?

2. How is the term vernacular associated with the theory of acculturation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of the ways in which people adapt to new cultures. You will be quizzed on the definitions of several terms appearing in the lesson.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • The definition of acculturation
  • The four concepts associated with acculturation
  • The meaning of the term vernacular
  • The basis for the term acculturation
  • What word is used to describe gathering information about a new culture and adapting to it

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about the theory of acculturation
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as immersion and vernacular
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about assimilation
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about language differences within a culture

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called Acculturation: Definition, Theory & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Explain the base word of acculturation
  • Define acculturation
  • Detail terms associated with acculturation
  • Provide examples of the ways in which people experience acculturation