Political & Social Issues in Second Language Learning


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Political and social factors can have an impact on second language learning. The effect on language learners tends to be mostly _____.

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1. A city or town that has an open mind toward new immigrants and makes them feel welcome can impact those immigrants when it comes to language learning for which of the following reasons?

2. When might a community have a negative effect on a student's ability to learn a second language?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Work through this quiz/worksheet combo at your own pace to assess your knowledge of the political and social issues in second language learning. This handy quiz asks you about the effects of political and social factors on language learners and an attitude that shows a school integrates second language learners into the community.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these questions to see if you know:

  • Effects social and political factors can have on language learners
  • Why an open-minded town can have an impact on new immigrants' language learning skills
  • Language it is ideal for the acquaintances of a language learner to speak
  • Example of an attitude that shows a school integrates language learners in the community
  • Educational policy that does not impact second language learning in a positive way

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how a community's attitude can impact new immigrants' language learning skills
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding educational policies that don't impact second language learning positively and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about social and political issues associated with second language learning

Additional Learning

Take a look at our lesson called Political & Social Issues in Second Language Learning for more information. After completing this lesson, you should be able to:

  • Explain an incentive to making progress in second language learning
  • Give an example of what a school can do to make second language learners feel included
  • Detail how educational requirements can be a benefit to students learning a second language