Linguistics includes the study of:
When reading aloud, a student who sounds out each letter in a word when encountering an unfamiliar word has a good understanding of:
The terms phonology and phonemics can be used interchangeably.
Javier encounters the word "retrospect" in his reading assignment. Though he has never seen this word before, he figures that it has to do with looking at past events because the root "retro" means "back or backward" and the root "spec" means "to look at or see." What branch of linguistics did Javier employ to determine the meaning of retrospect?
Maria is a native Spanish speaker. As an ELL student, she frequently places nouns before adjectives when speaking and writing in English (ex: "He has a dog white"). What is Maria having difficulty with?
ELLs have a difficult time understanding idioms because they lack semantic meaning.
Teaching pragmatics to ELLs is beneficial for their social interactions and increases their social competence.
Sociolinguistics is the study of the relationship between language and:
Effective communication includes skills in:
All of the above
Teaching Word-Attack skills in the classroom will help to build a student's ___________________?
Teachers expect their students to use Standard English when participating in class discussions and submitting assignments.
Though written in English, students often have difficulty comprehending Shakespearean literature. What might be the cause of this difficulty?
Which of the following is an example of a vowel?
Which of the following is an example of a consonant?
A teacher had students place their fingers on their throat and then in front of their mouth. Then, he had them make sounds associated with different letters. Most likely, he was teaching them about which of the following?
For many children with speech delays, fricatives are particularly difficult.
The word "pet" begins and ends with voiced stops.
In describing her weekend, 5 year old Ella stated "My bwotha bwoke the T.V." Ella seems to be having difficulty producing which of the following voiced sounds?
According to descriptive grammar, there is no "right" or "wrong" language.
According to prescriptive grammar, there is no "right" or "wrong" language.