Developing ELL Speaking Skills for Social & Academic Purposes

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What is one of the biggest differences ELLs encounter when speaking socially or academically?

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1. What is the first thing ELLs must have when engaging in social conversation?

2. What are some advantages of providing students with plenty of practice with social speaking? Choose the best answer.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The study questions on this quiz/worksheet combo will assess what you know about building ELL speaking skills. Questions will touch on key subjects that include a difference faced by ELLs when speaking in an academic or social setting and the first thing an ELL must have when talking to somebody.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These points of study will be covered on the worksheet/quiz:

  • The benefits associated with social speaking practice
  • ELLs speaking for academic purposes
  • Making sure students stay away from filler words

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on building ELL speaking skills
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the way teachers can discourage students from using filler words such as 'like' and 'um'
  • Knowledge application use your knowledge to answer questions about the advantages of practicing speaking in social situations and what ELL students must have to engage in a social conversation

Additional Learning

We've created the lesson named Developing ELL Speaking Skills for Social & Academic Purposes to help you learn more about the following areas of study:

  • Responsibilities of ELL instructors
  • Definitions for academic speaking and social speaking
  • ELLs working in small groups and collaborating with each other
  • Natural development of speaking skills and the importance of feedback
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