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Lecture3_AdvancedStagxFA722 - 224 Lecture Notes: Stages of...

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224 Lecture Notes: Stages of Language Acquisition Advanced stage: Assuming proficiency without support—Big mistake! Dropout rates and referrals to special education of students at the upper levels (Advanced Stage) testify to this. Here is an apparent literate learner who is not doing well in extended texts. His/Her limited comprehension is often taken as lack of effort. The learner has problems navigating the syntax and extended texts, not being able to go between or beyond the lines. His/her capabilities of inference and synthesis are limited because of a limited command of the language, mainly the syntactic structure and the vocabulary necessary to facilitate comprehension and synthesis. Beginner Stage: Level 1: If there is any communicative effort it is through body language. In cases where bilingual listeners are present communication efforts are channeled the student’s native language, which they share. Level
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