Using Categories to Learn the Rules of a Second Language

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Which of the following is NOT a category of explicit instruction?

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

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You have the opportunity to analyze your familiarity with categorization in language acquisition thanks to the quiz and worksheet. You need to know about implicit and explicit instruction in order to do well on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take some time to explore the quiz, assessing your knowledge of:

  • Categories of explicit instruction
  • An advantage of breaking second language teaching into categories
  • Implicit teaching activities
  • Part of Krashen's theory of second language teaching related to implicit instruction
  • How to practice implicit instruction in a second language classroom

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on categorization in language acquisition
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about implicit teaching activities
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about second language classrooms

Additional Learning

Learn more by working through the lesson titled Using Categories to Learn the Rules of a Second Language. This lesson helps you:

  • Compare and contrast implicit and explicit instruction
  • Examine the goals of implicit instruction
  • Determine how categories of teaching interact
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