Influences on L2 Literacy Development


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L1 and L2 refer to what?

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1. How do phonemic awareness and phonics differ?

2. Language transfer is _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Utilize this helpful quiz and worksheet to assess your comprehension of the influences on L2 literacy development. Topics you'll be asked about here include phonemic awareness and phonics and the definition of language transfer.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz is a handy way to see if you know:

  • What L1 and L2 refer to
  • The difference between phonemic awareness and phonics
  • What language transfer is
  • What is and is not considered an internal individual influence on second language learning
  • How social class might influence second language acquisition

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the difference between L1 and L2 and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how social class influences second language acquisition
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding internal individual influences on second language learning

Additional Learning

Our short lesson called Influences on L2 Literacy Development outlines this topic in greater detail if you'd like to learn more. After finishing this lesson, you should be ready to:

  • Identify which language an individual hears as an infant and learns to speak as a toddler
  • Explain how reading fluency in L2 is best taught
  • Define 'cognates' and how they can can help with second language acquisition