Els 102 - Semi-final Exam

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Els 102 - Semi-final Exam

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A theory of second language acquisition which posits that SLA and foreign languages is mainly a product of neural (brain-based processes).
    • A. 

      Monitor Theory

    • B. 

      Zone of Proximal Development

    • C. 

      Neuro-Functional Theory

    • D. 

      Critical Age Hypothesis

  • 2. 
    Consists of all the sub-processes taking place during interpersonal communication to include monitor language usage.
    • A. 

      Communication Hierarchy

    • B. 

      Cognitive Hierarchy

  • 3. 
    Controls cognitive information processing activities that are part of a language.
    • A. 

      Communication Hierarchy

    • B. 

      Cognitive Hierarchy

  • 4. 
    Interlanguage refers to the linguistic system of learner language produced by adults when they attempt meaningful communication using a language they are in the process of learning. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The motivation of a learner to resemble and behave like the target community.
    • A. 

      Instrumental

    • B. 

      Integrative 

  • 6. 
    Type of motivation where individuals want to learn a language with the objective of getting benefits from the second language skills.
    • A. 

      Integrative

    • B. 

      Instrumental

  • 7. 
    A person who has the ability to use three or more languages is labeled as _____.
  • 8. 
    A Russian psychologist known for his sociocultural theory and the zone of proximal development.
    • A. 

      Noam Chomsky

    • B. 

      B.F Skinner

    • C. 

      Stephen Krashen

    • D. 

      Lev Vygotsky

  • 9. 
    A person who is a native speaker in one and is capable of understanding (reading) but not speaking another language.
    • A. 

      Simultaneous Bilingual

    • B. 

      Passive Bilingual

    • C. 

      Subtractive Bilingual

    • D. 

      Bilingual

  • 10. 
    When learning a second language interferes with the learning of a first language. Commonly found in children who immigrate to a foreign country when they are young especially in cases of orphans who are deprived of their first language input.
    • A. 

      Simultaneous 

    • B. 

      Subtractive Bilingual

    • C. 

      Sequential Bilinguals

    • D. 

      Passive Bilingual

  • 11. 
    ______ refers to the difference between what a child can or cannot do with or without the assistance of a more knowledgeable other (MKO).
  • 12. 
    A theory which believes that children’s development results from the interaction between children and their social environment.
    • A. 

      Socio-cultural Theory

    • B. 

      Neuro-Functional Theory

    • C. 

      Monitor Theory

    • D. 

      Accommodation Theory

  • 13. 
    A [Blank] could be a parent, teacher, tutor, peer or even tool who has a higher ability level than the child and provides a “scaffold” for the child. (Abbreviation not accepted)
  • 14. 
    A process of learning two languages as “first languages”.
    • A. 

      Passive Bilingualism

    • B. 

      Sequential Bilingualism

    • C. 

      Simultaneous Bilingualism

    • D. 

      Subtractive Bilingualism

  • 15. 
    A process of learning one language while already knowing another. This is the situation for all those who become bilingual as adults, as well as for many who became bilingual earlier in life.
    • A. 

      Passive

    • B. 

      Sequential

    • C. 

      Subtractive

    • D. 

      Simultaneous

  • 16. 
    ENUMERATION 1-3. Effects of Bilingualism/Multilingualism 4-5. Two main things where we learn according to Vygotsky. 6-7. In neurofunctional theory, there are two hierarchies/sub-processes that work together to achieve a final product. 8-10. Give at least three cognitive learning strategies a learner selects in language acquisition.
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