Q1. One of the principles of materials preparation for language learning is that
(a) Complex materials should be chosen
(b) Grading of materials should be done
(c) Any kind of material can be chosen
(d) A small amount of material should be introduced
Q2. The structure ‘He goes to school’ is often produced by learners due to
(a) Failure of intelligence
(b) Mother tongue interference
(c) Over generalization of rules
(d) Wrong teaching
Q3. A test of listening comprehension is a test of
(a) Receptive skill
(b) Productive skill
(c) Hearing ability
Q4. Mother-tongue influence can be effectively minimized in the classroom by
(a) Using the mother-tongue more often
(b) Giving examples from the mother tongue
(c) Giving a lot of exposure in the target language
(d) Giving inputs from the target language in a simple, graded manner
Q5. A test which is administered at the end of a language course is
(a) Diagnostic test
(b) Placement test
(c) Achievement test
(d) Memory test
Q6. ‘Interactive’ listening is
(a) Listening and responding
(b) Listening for mood and tone
(c) Listening for word stress and emphasis
(d) Listening for finding out speaker’s attitude
Q7. Which of the following is an incorrect assumption in language teaching?
(a) Learners acquire language trying to use it in real situations
(b) Learners, first language plays an important role in learning
(c) Language teaching should have a focus in communicative activities
(d) Language teaching should give importance to writing rather than speech
Q8. Reading skills can be developed best by
(a) Writing answers to questions on the text
(b) Focusing on the use of words from context in the text
(c) Doing vocabulary exercises
(d) Doing quizzes and playing word games
Q9. ‘Brainstorming’ means
(a) To collect all kinds of ideas on a topic
(b) To do some mental exercises
(c) To make efforts to understand something
(d) To give some kind of stimulus to the brain
Q10. Practice of grammatical structures in a controlled manner can be done by
(a) Correcting wrong sentences produced by learners
(b) gap-filling grammar exercises
(c) Writing paragraphs and essays
(d) Explaining the use of particular structures
Grading of materials should be done depending on their level and complexity.
It is a test of how well you receive the massage communicated (in the language you are learning) by listening to the passage.
Target language learning should be approached in a simple, gladed manner rather than boggling a student’s mind with the complex nuance of the target language on the very first go.
‘Interactive’ listening is a two way communication and involves both listening and responding.
Emphasis should be given to both writing and speech.
Only (b) best summarizes how reading skills can be developed.
Brainstorming is a group technique for solving problems, wherein all members of a group spontaneously contribute their ideas.
Identify the gaps, the area where a student lacks understanding and accordingly prepare gap-filling grammar exercises.