Interlanguage: Definition, Formation & Effects


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What are the four characteristics of interlanguage?

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1. What is interlanguage?

2. What factors have been accepted as significant in the formation of interlanguage?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Assess your understanding of interlanguage by utilizing the worksheet and quiz. You can pass the quiz if you know about the four characteristics and the definition of interlanguage.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments help you check your knowledge of:

  • The meaning of fossilization in second language acquisition
  • Factors accepted as significant in the formation of interlanguage
  • Definition of interlanguage
  • Four characteristics of interlanguage

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on interlanguage development
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about how teachers can apply an understanding of interlanguage in the classroom
  • Defining key concepts - make sure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as fossilization and interlanguage

Additional Learning

If you'd like to discover even more, refer to the lesson titled Interlanguage: Definition, Formation & Effects. It highlights these topics:

  • When learners create interlanguage
  • Attributes of interlanguage
  • The ways in which teachers benefit from knowing about interlanguage