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Appreciating Different Language Forms in the Classroom

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Which of the following best describes code switching?

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1. Which of the following groups is LEAST likely to utilize code switching in conversation?

2. When is the use of prescriptive linguistics LEAST effective and appropriate?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

It is important to show an appreciation for different forms of language in the classroom. You can assess your knowledge of these forms and the concept of code switching thanks to the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll get to see how much you know about:

  • When it is appropriate to use prescriptive linguistics
  • An inaccurate example of using descriptive linguistics
  • How prescriptive linguistics can be considered a reflection of imbalances in power dynamics
  • Code switching

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about how code switching works
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on using various forms of language
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about prescriptive linguistics

Additional Learning

You can gain more knowledge about these topics with the lesson called Appreciating Different Language Forms in the Classroom. Use this lesson to:

  • Determine what code switching involves
  • Identify the different types of linguistics
  • Figure out how students can improve their communication skills
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