Ch 3: MTTC English: Language Acquisition & Development

About This Chapter

The short videos in this chapter can help you strengthen your knowledge of language acquisition and development as you prepare to take the MTTC English assessment. Lesson quizzes are available to gauge your comprehension of the materials.

MTTC English: Language Acquisition & Development - Chapter Summary

Review language acquisition and development to increase your chances of succeeding on the MTTC English assessment. By watching the lessons in this chapter, you will be prepared for the following on the exam:

  • Explaining language acquisition
  • Understanding the nativist perspective and language development
  • Analyzing bilingual education, immersion and multicultural education

The expert instruction in this chapter allows you to get the comprehensive review of language acquisition and development you need to confidently answer questions on the exam. The lessons are detailed, yet fun to watch, creating a pleasurable studying experience.

Objectives of the MTTC English: Language Acquisition & Development Chapter

The MTTC English assessment is a subject-area test designed for educators who teach middle grades and secondary levels who want to add an English endorsement to their Michigan teaching certificate. The test is composed of 100 multiple-choice questions and can be taken on paper or computer. To ease the process of preparing for the test, take advantage of the multiple-choice self-assessment quizzes in this chapter that can also be taken online, or printed and taken on paper. A chapter exam is also available to gauge your comprehension of all the lessons.

The topics covered in this language acquisition and development chapter are located in the meaning and communication subarea of the exam, which constitutes approximately 20% of the total assessment. To pass the MTTC assessment, you must earn a minimum score of 220.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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