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Some sample characteristics of students in the Silent Period compared with students who are in pre-and early production seem to be that within the silent period, students may not fully engage in social language or responses, but they are in fact actively listening and internalizing the English language structures.
In contrast, within the pre-production stage, it is typical for students to observe and internalize the new language and then apply gestures, pointing and nodding to communicate accordingly. As they enter the early production ...
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