Second Language Acquisition (ENG 504)
Assignment No. 2
Total Marks: 20
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Q1. Describe the Socio-cultural perspective on Second Language Learning in the light of the Sociocultural theory. Suppose you are teaching compulsory English in a secondary school classroom. Describe how would you apply Sociocultural theory in this classroom? Explain with real classroom setting examples. 10 Marks
Q2. Scaffolding is a tool of learning which is very helpful in second language classrooms. It is a process of supportive dialogue that directs the learners through successive steps of a problem and enables them to achieve higher linguistic performance that was originally beyond them. Describe how can scaffolding be used effectively in a primary English classroom. Elaborate your answer with classroom examples. 10 Marks