Comprehensible Output for ELL Students


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The comprehensible output hypothesis argues that language is acquired when learners:

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1. The _____ describes when the language learner realizes there is a gap between what he or she wants to say and is able to say.

2. The _____ describes when ELL students speak a sentence to test whether it is correct.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With these assessments, you'll be quizzed on your understanding of the comprehensive output hypothesis for English language learners (ELLs). You'll be answering questions on certain topics like an explanation of the comprehensive output hypothesis and the gap between what an ELL wants to say and what they're able to say.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These topics will be addressed on the worksheet/quiz combo:

  • The ability to test a sentence by speaking it aloud
  • A function that allows a student corrects him/herself during conversation
  • The advantages for ELLs in cooperative learning teams

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the comprehensive output hypothesis for English language learners (ELLs)
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the way in which an ELL can test a sentence by saying it out loud
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the benefits of being taught in groups and the gap between what an ELL can say and what they want to say

Additional Learning

Learn more about teaching English with the lesson named Comprehensible Output for ELL Students. You can follow along with these bullet points listed below:

  • Analysis of the comprehensible output hypothesis
  • Three of its functions
  • Ways of applying those functions in the classroom