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Local errors...
a) are errors that affect single elements in a sentence and do not usually hinder communication significantly. b) affect overall sentence organization and significantly hinder communication. c) are errors made by children in their L1 and in their L2; these gradually disappear as they become more proficient. d)
Global errors...
a) affect overall sentence organization and significantly hinder communication. b) affect overall sentence organization and significantly hinder communication. c) are errors made by children in their L1 and in their L2; these gradually disappear as they become more proficient. d)
Name this error: when the individual sounds of the word are slurred together (example: going to is pronounced gonna).
a) reduction b) contraction c) Dangerous English d) substitution
Developmental errors ...
a) are errors made by children in their L1 and in their L2; these gradually disappear as they become more proficient. b) affect overall sentence organization and significantly hinder communication. c) are errors that affect single elements in a sentence and do not usually hinder communication significantly. d)
Name this error: when two words are pushed together to make a grammatically correct shortened form (example: will not = won't).
a) contraction b) substitution c) interference d) reduction
Name this error: A foreign accent may cause embarrassment if a mispronunciation results in obscene or vulgar language.
a) Dangerous English b) reduction c) interference d) substitution
Name this error: when the LL uses a completely different yet familiar sound instead of the correct foreign sound (example: Chinese-speaking ELL say flied lice instead of fried rice).
a) substitution b) reduction c) interference d) Dangerous English
Name this error: when the LL's native language influences the production of a target-language sound, which comes out incorrectly (example: Spanish-speaking ELL says eskool instead of school).
a) substitution b) interference c) reduction d) contraction
What is the difference between a mistake and an error?
a) An error is an on-going problem, which (if not fixed) can become fossilized, while a mistake is like a slip of the tongue. b) A mistake is an on-going problem, which (if not fixed) can become fossilized, while an error is like a slip of the tongue. c) A mistake is almost impossible to fix, according to Lenneberg. Errors are problems that can be fixed quickly and easily. d) According to Lenneberg, errors do not occur in second language learning; only mistakes do.
When working with ELLs at the beginning and intermediate proficiency levels, it is more important to correct global errors than local errors.
a) true b) false c) d)
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