Multilingualism: Definition & Role in Education


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Mrs. Nava wants to use the strategy of translanguaging. What should she do?

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1. Kyle speaks French and German fluently, so he is _____.

2. Martha speaks, reads, writes, and understands English, Spanish, French, and Italian. She is _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Gauge your comprehension of multilingualism with this brief quiz and worksheet. Among other topics, this convenient multiple-choice quiz requires you to know why the multilingual education model is so popular.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on the following:

  • The strategy of 'translanguaging'
  • Fluently speaking two languages
  • Speaking, reading, writing, and understanding four languages
  • Why a multilingual education model is used by many nations
  • A native language learned in the home or in the home country

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about the term for fluently speaking two languages
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the strategy of 'translanguaging'
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about a multilingual education model and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Explore this topic further by reviewing the related lesson titled Multilingualism: Definition & Role in Education. Here's a snapshot of what it covers:

  • How multilingualism occurs
  • The benefit of teaching students in their native language
  • Setting up a classroom in a multilingual-friendly way