TExES ESL/Generalist 4-8 Glossary Test

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This quiz is to test your knowledge in the Texas Texes ESL/Generalist 4-8 teaching terms.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    To learn aspects of a culture other than one's own is called _____________. This is influenced primarily by schools.
    • A. 

      Alternative Assessment

    • B. 

      Bilingualism

    • C. 

      Bilingual-Bicultural Education Program

    • D. 

      Acculturation Process

    • E. 

      Enculturation

  • 2. 
    The language ability required for face-to-face communication where linguistic interactions are embedded in a situational context; for example, interacting with playmates, the media, and day-to-day experiences.
    • A. 

      Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency (CALP)

    • B. 

      English Language Development (ELD)

    • C. 

      Basic Interpersonal Communication Skills (BICS)

    • D. 

      Language Instruction Educational Programs (LIEP)

    • E. 

      Paralanguage

  • 3. 
    A study technique using paper or poster where words relevant to the content of the lesson being delivered are written so that students may refer to the words or use them in writing or speaking assignments.
    • A. 

      Word Wall

    • B. 

      Schema

    • C. 

      Realia

    • D. 

      Jigsaw

    • E. 

      KWL Chart

  • 4. 
    Complete absorption of the characteristics and the behaviors of another culture.
    • A. 

      Bilingualism

    • B. 

      Enculturation

    • C. 

      Dialect

    • D. 

      English Language Development

    • E. 

      Assimilation

  • 5. 
    This test replaced the TAAS test and is TEKS-based.
    • A. 

      Texas Assessment of Knowlege and Skills (TAKS)

    • B. 

      Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

    • C. 

      Limited English Proficient (LEP)

    • D. 

      Language Instruction Educational Program (LIEP)

    • E. 

      Total Physical Response (TPR)

  • 6. 
    The ability to use two language for effective communication is called ________________.
    • A. 

      Assimilation

    • B. 

      Dominant Language

    • C. 

      Dialect

    • D. 

      English as a Second Language

    • E. 

      Bilingualism

  • 7. 
    An approach to teaching that extends the time students have for receiving English language support while they learn content subjects.
    • A. 

      Affective Filter

    • B. 

      Acculturation Process

    • C. 

      Sheltered Instruction

    • D. 

      Language Instruction Educational Program

    • E. 

      Natural Approach

  • 8. 
    Language proficiency associated with schooling and the abstract language abilities required for academic work. A more complex, conceptual, linguistic ability that includes analysis, synthesis and evaluation.
    • A. 

      Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency (CALP)

    • B. 

      English Language Development (ELD)

    • C. 

      Basic Interpersonal Communication Skills (BICS)

    • D. 

      Language Instruction Educational Programs (LIEP)

    • E. 

      Paralanguage

  • 9. 
    A diagrammatic outline or representation of a person's understanding/perception of the world. (Examples include: graphic organizer, fishbone graph, Venn diagram, etc.)
    • A. 

      Natural Approach

    • B. 

      Cloze Reading

    • C. 

      Realia

    • D. 

      Schema

    • E. 

      World Wall

  • 10. 
    This component of the Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol helps make messages to students more clear and understandable through gestures, pictures, visuals, films and other media.
    • A. 

      Natural Appraoch

    • B. 

      Comprehensible Input

    • C. 

      SLANT Strategy

    • D. 

      Natural Origin

    • E. 

      Context Embedded

  • 11. 
    Using real-life objects that enable students to make connections to their own lives; for example, a bank deposit slip or a cash register for a unit on banking
    • A. 

      Jigsaw

    • B. 

      Realia

    • C. 

      KWL Chart

    • D. 

      Context Embedded

    • E. 

      Rubric

  • 12. 
    The process of learning one's own culture, influences primarily by home and family.
    • A. 

      Biligualism

    • B. 

      Acculturation Process

    • C. 

      Assimilation

    • D. 

      Natural Approach

    • E. 

      Enculturation

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