What is Creole Language? - Definition & Phrases


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The historical context surrounding the formation of a creole is important. Why is this?

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1. What is a pidgin?

2. What is a creole?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are a wide range of terms describing languages, including a creole language, and this quiz will determine your familiarity with these terms. The quiz questions are meant to gauge your understanding of related definitions as well as the processes associated with the evolution of creole languages.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

By taking advantage of these assessment tools, you can establish how well you know the following:

  • Historical context and the developing creole language
  • What pidgin means
  • Definition for creole
  • Processes of a pidgin transforming into a creole
  • Connection between established languages and a creole

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow you to refine the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related phrases and definition of creole language lesson
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as pidgin and creole
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about creole language transformation and development

Additional Learning

In the What Is Creole Language? - Definitions & Phrases lesson, not only will you spot the answers to the quiz questions, but you will also uncover important background information. For instance, some of the additional information you will learn includes the following:

  • Hybrid languages and their functions
  • Parent languages
  • Example of a creole language