Second Language Acquisition in Children


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Sequential second language learners are _____.

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1. During language pre-production, a child will usually _____.

2. During early production, students will generally use _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Many of us have heard that acquiring a second language is different for children than adults. This quiz/worksheet combo will ask you about language pre-production, speech emergence and sequential second language learners.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz asks you to:

  • Describe sequential second language learners
  • Explain how a child will react during the language pre-production phase
  • Give a key fact about language learners during speech emergence

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to name a learning stage where speakers have near native speaking abilities
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about early production and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - consult the understanding you've obtained about sequential second language learners

Additional Learning

Gain a more thorough understanding of this subject by reading the lesson named Second Language Acquisition in Children. This lesson includes information about:

  • The language stage at which children begin to understand grammatical concepts
  • The intermediate fluency stage
  • Another name for language pre-production