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Feedback provided at the moment something is
uttered by a student, which has the benefit of directing student attention to
an utterance right after it is spoken.
Indo-European Language Family
A language family of mostly European languages
that consists of 10 main branches. English derives from one of the main
branches, the Germanic branch.
A morpheme added to a word without changing the word’s part of speech.
Reading for details, such as vocabulary, main
idea, inferences, and author’s tone and purpose.
Listening with a specific purpose in mind (i.e., listening for details and selective information).
The musical patterns of speech, either raising
(e.g., in yes/no questions) or falling (e.g., in statements and wh-questions).
Motivation in learning that comes from within.
International Phonetic Alphabet. A
Latin-alphabet based system of phonetic notation
devised to help standardize representation of the sounds of spoken language.
A classroom activity involving different groups of students reading or listening to different content. When they join together as a group, they report back and compare what they have learned in order to fully understand each part of the activity.