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APPROACHES TO LANGUAGE - Assignment

SUBJECT ASSIGNMENT: APPROACHES TO LANGUAGE

Name and surname(s): Jose Lanchipa Bueno Login: Group: 27 Date: 02/10/2011

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APPROACHES TO LANGUAGE - Assignment

INDEX

Task 1 Task 2 Task 3 References

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APPROACHES TO LANGUAGE - Assignment

Task 1
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Native Languages: Mixed. Target Language: English. Background Information: Intermediate level, students on an intensive course. Data Source: student compositions.

DATA: 1. Soccer
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The dog ate the food. 3. The king would have eaten it. 4. It fell. Below are the responses to these test items by five ESL learners (A-E).

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APPROACHES TO LANGUAGE - Assignment

A. 1. he wants to eat 2. the dog ate it 3. the king would eat it 4. it fell B. 1. he want the food 2. the dog ate ... 3. the king eat ... 4. they fall C. 1. he wants to get some food 2. the dog ate it 3. the king would have ate it 4. it fell D. 1. he want ... 2. the dog eat ... 3. the king will eat ... 4. it fall E. 1. he wanna eat ... 2. the dog eat-ate it 3. he would eat it 4. it fall QUESTIONS: 1. What feature of English grammar is being tested in each of the test items? 2. Who appears to be the most advanced learner and why? 3. Who appears to be the least advanced learner and why? 4. What generalization can be made about the order of acquisition for learning these constructions? Please note that you will not be able to reproduce the matrix you have for this question (in your study materials) in the VC. You could use point form here. 5. Tests of this type are designed primarily to elicit spontaneous utterances in a controlled setting.What limitations are there in doing order of acquisition analysis based on data of this sort? ANSWERS: 1. The features tested in the test items could be: - In the first question, the English grammar feature being tested is The Simple Present Tense used together with the third person singular, where students are supposed to use a final ´s´ when using the verbs.

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