L1 & L2 Literacy Development


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Which of the following is NOT a stage of L1 development?

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1. What is L1?

2. What is L2?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In this quiz/worksheet combo, you'll find a series of questions to test your understanding of L1 and L2 literacy development. When you answer these questions, you'll be asked about how language transfer works and how a first language can negatively affect the development of a second language.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Our quiz is a helpful way to see if you understand:

  • The stages of L1 development
  • What L1 and L2 stand for
  • The definition of 'language transfer'
  • How a first language can get in the way of developing a second language

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding what L1 and L2 stand for and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about L1 and L2 literacy development, like the impact of a first language on learning a second
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the stages of L1 development
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can correctly define 'language transfer'

Additional Learning

Our lesson called L1 & L2 Literacy Development is a helpful way to learn more about this subject at any time. After finishing this lesson, you should be able to:

  • Explain what the 'speech emergence' stage entails
  • Identify the stage of literacy that occurs between 6 and 8 months
  • Discuss the 'silent stage' of L2 literacy development