Social Learning Strategies in Second Language Acquisition


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The following is an example of a social learning strategy a teacher applies in a language learning class:

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1. Caroline is a language learning teacher who always asks questions so her students can actively participate in class. As part of questioning required in class, Caroline should also:

2. Elaboration is a social learning strategy that requires students to:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With these easy-to-use study tools, you'll be quizzed on how much you know about social leaning strategies for second language acquisition. Topics on the quiz include an example of a social learning strategy from a given list and the use of questioning in the classroom.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The following will be covered on the quiz/worksheet:

  • Elaboration as a social learning strategy
  • Example of an activity where students teach each other
  • Social learning element in group work

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the social learning method of asking questions
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can correctly define what 'elaboration' refers to as a social learning strategy
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding different types of social learning strategies, like group work and an activity where students learn from their peers

Additional Learning

Consider the lesson titled Social Learning Strategies in Second Language Acquisition for more on the following:

  • Purpose of social learning strategies
  • Encouraging classroom participation
  • Strategy for ensuring a comfortable learning environment