Metacognitive Skills Used in Learning a Second Language


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What is metacognition?

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1. Metacognitive skills help you do which of the following?

2. Which of the following would be involved in planning the learning process?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this worksheet and quiz combo to gauge your understanding of the different types of metacognitive skills and their applications. You will need to know the components of the learning process in order to pass the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and worksheet to review:

  • Evaluating the learning process
  • Controlling the learning process
  • Planning the learning process
  • Definition of metacognition
  • The purpose of metacognitive skills

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding how the learning process is evaluated
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on metacognitive skills
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the use of metacognitive skills

Additional Learning

To strengthen your understanding of metacognition and second language acquisition, check out the lesson titled Metacognitive Skills Used in Learning a Second Language. The following objectives can be found in this lesson:

  • Understand what metacognition is
  • Identify what metacognitive skills allow people to do
  • Determine when control of the learning process occurs
  • Examine the purpose of setting up clear goals