Explicit vs. Implicit Instruction for Second-Language Grammar


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Which of the following is NOT an aspect of language included in grammar instruction?

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1. What activity might you use for explicit grammar instruction in the second-language classroom?

2. How can explicit instruction negatively impact the language learning process?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following questions will help you test your knowledge of different types of grammar instruction. You will need to compare and contrast explicit and implicit lesson types.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz and worksheet you'll make sure you understand:

  • Aspects of language in grammar instruction
  • Different activities that could be used for explicit grammar instruction
  • Possible negative effects of explicit grammar instruction

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as implicit instruction in grammar
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding activities you could use for explicit grammar instruction
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the potential negatives of explicit and implicit grammar instruction

Additional Learning

If you would like to learn more about these types of instruction, review the lesson titled Explicit vs Implicit Instruction for Second-Language Grammar. You will explore new topics like:

  • Morphology and syntax
  • Examples of implicit instruction
  • Effective ways to combine explicit and implicit instruction