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Ch 7: Language Functions, Skills & Proficiency

About This Chapter

In this chapter are entertaining lessons you can study anytime to improve your understanding of language functions, skills and proficiency. Enhance your preparations for an upcoming test or certification exam by exploring the lessons and taking our self-assessment quizzes and exam.

Language Functions, Skills & Proficiency - Chapter Summary

Feel confident in your knowledge of ELL proficiency levels, BICS and other topics related to language functions, skills and proficiency with help from this informative chapter. Study fun lessons developed by top instructors that can ensure you're able to do the following:

  • Explain the cultural and social functions of language
  • Define and share examples of basic interpersonal communication skills (BICS)
  • Describe how cognitive academic language proficiency impacts student learning
  • List and discuss the ELL proficiency levels

This chapter lets you study by selecting any lessons to review and visiting as many times as you'd like. As you progress through this chapter, be sure to take our mini quizzes and practice exam to find out how well you comprehend language functions, skills and proficiency. Our learning tools are available online 24/7 and can be viewed from any location with an Internet connection using your computer or mobile devices. This flexibility ensures you're able to study whenever and wherever your schedule permits.

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Practice Final Exam
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