Language Acquisition And Learning Exam

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Language Acquisition And Learning Exam - Quiz

For the enhancement of your knowledge and understanding, here we have brought a language acquisition and learning exam for you. If we define it in simple terms, language acquisition is the process that gives humans the capacity to perceive and comprehend language. Here, we will test your knowledge of language acquisition with these questions in the quiz. Try your best while you answer these questions and score well. Best of luck to you. Best of luck to you.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    “ The process of becoming adapted to a new culture.”
    • A. 

      Socio-Educational Model

    • B. 

      Acculturation Model

    • C. 

      Motivation Model

    • D. 

      Classroom Model

  • 2. 
     It states the reciprocity of motivation and language learning.
    • A. 

      Socio-Educational Model

    • B. 

      Acculturation Model

    • C. 

      Motivation Model

    • D. 

      Classroom Model

  • 3. 
    This is NOT a  learning strategy.
    • A. 

      Cognitive

    • B. 

      Metacognitive

    • C. 

      Social/affective

    • D. 

      Achievement

  • 4. 
    ‘The influence that the learner’s L1 exerts over the acquisition of an L2.′
    • A. 

      Overgeneralization

    • B. 

      Language transfer

    • C. 

      Fossilization

    • D. 

      Interference

    • E. 

      Pidgin

  • 5. 
    The mixture of L2 and some local words and terms that may have been imbued with other meanings than what was intended by the original language.
    • A. 

      Overgeneralization

    • B. 

      Language transfer

    • C. 

      Fossilization

    • D. 

      Pidgin

    • E. 

      Interference

  • 6. 
    The process through which children are able to work out to use grammatical functions and rules.
    • A. 

      Overgeneralization

    • B. 

      Language transfer

    • C. 

      Fossilization

    • D. 

      Pidgin

    • E. 

      Interference

  • 7. 
    Learners’ preference for learning, whether due to their learning styles or their beliefs about how languages are learned, will not influence the kinds of strategies they choose to learn new material.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    To manage communication problems, language learners have a variety of strategies to use, such as expansion, reduction, and avoidance.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Personality may be a major factor only in the acquisition of conversational skills (i.e., oral communicative ability), not in the acquisition of literacy skills (i.e., reading and writing skills).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    It is the relatively permanent incorporation of incorrect linguistic forms into a person’s second language competence.
    • A. 

      Overgeneralization

    • B. 

      Language transfer

    • C. 

      Fossilization

    • D. 

      Pidgin

    • E. 

      Interference

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