Developing Language Skills at the Word, Sentence & Discourse Levels


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Word, sentence, and discourse are levels of:

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1. Cecilia is a language learner who often has trouble coming up with the vocabulary she needs for certain topics. Cecilia's English language learning teacher should make sure:

2. Luis is an English language learner who has difficulty with sentence structure in English. To help Luis improve this level of language, his teacher should:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this worksheet/quiz, you can test your understanding of developing language at different levels. Key areas of study include word, sentence and discourse levels and the best approach to helping a student learn new vocabulary.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on the following topics:

  • Helping a student who is having trouble with sentence structure
  • What is needed to achieve a discourse level
  • Recommendation from linguists and educators for students to work on the writing aspect of their discourse level

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson on developing language at different levels, such as the discourse, sentence and word levels
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the best way to help students who are learning new vocabulary
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what students must work on to achieve the discourse level and a recommendation from linguists/educators to help students work on their discourse level in writing

Additional Learning

To explore more about language learning, you can review the lesson called Developing Language Skills at the Word, Sentence & Discourse Levels. These key areas will be studied:

  • Communicative skills
  • Example of working on a student's word level
  • Forming sentences and developing discourse