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  • 1. 
    Does L2 acquisition happen in the same way that L1 acquisition happens?
    • A. 

      No, it usually requires concious attention and memorization

    • B. 

      Yes, it happens the same way

    • C. 

      It depends on the native language of the L1 speaker

    • D. 

      They are quite similar

  • 2. 
    Adults vary considerably in their ability to acquire an L2 completely. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Learners performance in a second language that is influenced by the language that they already know is called:
  • 4. 
    In Krashen's Monitor Model the input hypothesis refers to what?
    • A. 

      Formula with a focus on what is said, rather than how it is said

    • B. 

      Grammatical structure are acquired in predictable order

    • C. 

      Anxiety, motivation and self-confidence

    • D. 

      Concious attention to form and rules

  • 5. 
    Proponents of the fundamental difference hypothesis believe that L2ers construct grammar according to different principles than those used in L1 acquisition.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The comprehensible input hypothesis states that:
    • A. 

      Second language input is comprehensible without need for grammatical analysis

    • B. 

      Interlocutors are key to understanding the language

    • C. 

      Grammar must be stressed

    • D. 

      Only children can learn proper pronunciation