Home Talk Vs School Talk! Trivia Knowledge Quiz

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What is the difference between Home Talk and School Talk?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How do you talk when you use home talk?
    • A. 

      Listening only

    • B. 

      Talking only

    • C. 

      Speaking in turns

    • D. 

      Speaking out of turn

  • 2. 
    True or False: School talk is only used in a school
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    True or False: Slang is inappropriate in both home and school talk.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    True or False: Home talk and School talk are equally important
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    When do you assume your audience does NOT know what you are talking about?
    • A. 

      Whenever you use School Talk

    • B. 

      Whenever you use Home Talk

    • C. 

      Sometimes when you use School Talk

    • D. 

      Sometimes when you use Home Talk

  • 6. 
    True or False: Students only get value from listening to teachers' School Talk and not other students' School Talk.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What might be a benefit of knowing how to use School Talk?
    • A. 

      A higher tendency to use Home Talk

    • B. 

      A higher tendency to use School Talk

    • C. 

      More appreciation for slang words

    • D. 

      Better scores on standardized tests

  • 8. 
    How does "what we talk about" differ between Home and School Talk?
    • A. 

      School Talk is more personal while Home Talk deals with issues that don't directly affect the students

    • B. 

      Home Talk is more personal while School Talk deals with issues that don't directly affect the students

    • C. 

      The location

    • D. 

      The audience

  • 9. 
    True or False:  Home Talk gives students the ability to complete everyday activities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Why is it important for caretakers to understand the difference between Home Talk and School Talk
    • A. 

      Caretakers can explain the difference to their students

    • B. 

      Caretakers can use this information to work with schools on eliminating School Talk

    • C. 

      Caretakers can help students bridge the gap between how they learn and communicate at home and how they learn and communicate at school

    • D. 

      Caretakers should use this information to modify their language to be similar to School Talk

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