Ch 13: Native Language & Second Language Acquisition

About This Chapter

Work through this collection of ELL instruction lessons and quizzes to review native language and second language acquisition concepts. The chapter can function as a convenient test preparation or professional development resource for current and prospective ELL teachers.

Native Language & Second Language Acquisition - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, our expert instructors provide an overview of the connections between native language and second language acquisition. Work through the chapter's short and informative lessons to review topics related to language transfer, the second language acquisition process and comprehensible input/output for English language learners. When you're finished with the chapter, you should be able to:

  • Describe the role that native language plays in the acquisition of a second language
  • Describe the effects of language transfer
  • Use comprehensible input and output for ELL students

At the conclusion of each lesson, you'll find a short quiz. Take the quiz to make sure you fully understand the most important terms and concepts from the lesson. You can also take the chapter exam to further reinforce your knowledge. Additionally, the chapter includes an Ask the Expert feature that allows you to submit relevant questions. You can use your Internet-connected devices to study, and the chapter is available 24/7.

Chapter Practice 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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