Activity 1: For assessment and instruction
teachers must consider what students will be able to do as they
progress through language learning levels. At different stages
in their language development, students will be stronger in different
skills. For example, beginning language learners will have stronger
listening skills than language production skills. Younger learners
will be stronger in speaking than writing since writing is not
yet a strong skill in their native language.
Let's see how much you already know about language
learning levels. Answer the following questions:
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- Thinking about the most proficient and least
proficient students, describe the differences in their abilities
to function in the target language. Use some specific examples
that demonstrate the differences in their language production.
- Based on your experience, how does accuracy
change as students' language production increases?
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