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A______________ studies the social and cultural factors that influence linguistic communication, including the pragmatic rules for languages. sociolinguist
_____________means the addition of one or more sounds to a word, especially to the interior of a word. A student who pronounces the word “sport” as [ɛ sport] open bracket eh sport closed brackets adding one sound to the initial syllable of the word. Epenthesis
_________is the study of how humans use space when we're communicating. Proxemics
According to Cummins, which of the following would most likely be considered a “context reduced” language task? Listening to a lecture, discussing a project, using a graphic organizer, or reading a textbook with bolded vocabulary? Cummins uses cognitive academic language proficiency (CALP) to describe the use of language in decontextualized academic situations. In this regard, listening to a biology lecture would be considered a context-reduced learning task.
"We have like a custom that you must watch at the guy you are talking, like, to the face and the eyes and that way you can really see and understand what they saying". The student makes at least one error in the use of____________. prepositions;The speaker makes errors related to prepositions in more than one instance. He said, "...must watch at the guy" and "...to the face."
___________ is a concept prominent in language testing, refers to the extent to which the introduction and use of a test influences language teachers to do things they might not otherwise do that promote or inhibit language learning. Washback
Student : "I bathroom go?" Teacher: “Yes, you may go to the bathroom.” is an example of interlanguage by the student; Why? In this scenario, the ELL is employing the subject-object-verb (SOV) construction that is typical of his or her L1. This L1 interference is typical of ELLs' interlanguage when they are in the process of learning a language.
According to the Cognitive Academic Language Learning Approach (CALLA), which is an example of a cognitive learning strategy? Group work/Error correction/Making inferences/Scaffolding In CALLA, developing critical-thinking skills, such as making inferences, is considered to be an important cognitive learning strategy.
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