The Role of Native Language in Second Language Acquisition

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Some systems call for a widespread use of a student's native language. These types of systems emphasize _____.

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1. Fluent speaking is often most quickly achieved through systems that _____.

2. In which of the following systems is direct translation encouraged?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet and quiz will help you to discover what you know about native language effects on second language acquisition. For the quiz, you will need to address widespread use of a student's native language and fluent speaking.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Find out how well you know how to:

  • Assess how direct translation is encouraged
  • Understand how students can learn words in systems where they are not able to use their native language
  • Identify a system where students will respond to their teacher's native language by speaking in their second language

Skills Practiced

Practice the following study skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on native language effects on second language acquisition
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding direct translation and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding fluent speaking

Additional Learning

This lesson will help you to learn more about the subject. The lesson is named The Role of Native Language in Second Language Acquisition and it will cover the following objectives:

  • Understand how to learn a new language
  • Identify the use of native language
  • Recognize how often native language is used
  • Define immersion systems
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