TET English Pedagogy Set-10

1. A teacher asks the students to read the text for information and create their own interpretation beyond the literal level. Which sub-skill is practising in the class?

(1) Paraphrasing

(2) Predicting

(3) Inferring

(4) Summarising

2. Before starting a new chapter on “The Honest Woodcutter” the teacher started a discussion with the students on ‘Honesty’. What is the teacher trying to achieve with this activity?

(1) Activate students’ attention.

(2) Activate students’ skills.

(3) Activate students’ previous knowledge

(4) Assess students’ level of language and its usage.

3. A child got admission to a new school. The teacher was surprised to see that she could speak four languages fluently but could not speak in English. She is a….

(1) monolingual

(2) bilingual

(3) multilingual

(4) linguist

4. A teacher of class-III finds that some students understand the concept more clearly when she explains them orally. Their learning style is

(1) auditory

(2) Visual

(3) kinesthetic

(4) aesthetic

5. Story telling and listening to stories play an important role because stories….

(1) help to teach and learn new and difficult words.

(2) use many structures of grammar and help children to learn them.

(3) present language as a whole.

(4) help the teacher to maintain classroom discipline.

6. A teacher of class-V wishes to teach a complex language structure from the syllabus. She should..

(1) ask students to memorise the rules.

(2) not teach the complex structure and avoid it.

(3) focus listening-speaking on practice instead of teaching grammar.

(4) use a grammar game with a focus on this complex structure.

7. As per Noam Chomsky’s theory, the role of Language Acquisition Device (LAD) helps children to

(1) learn a second language easily.

(2) communicate actively in a second language.

(3) generate grammar rules.

(4) imitate the language spoken by adults.

8. Which of the following statements is correct?

(1) Children’s first language is a hurdle in learning English.

(2) It is difficult to teach English as they use their first language in

every aspect and ignore English.

(3) As a teacher you would like to  give a list of English words on the very first day.

(4) Children come to school with a treasure of experience and their mother tongue acts like a resource in learning English.

9. The study of how words combine to form phrases, phrases combine to form clauses and clauses join to make sentences is known as

(1) Semantics

(2) Syntax

(3) Collocation

(4) Colloquial

10. English language has consonant sounds.

(1) 21

(2) 22

(3) 23

(4) 24

TET English Pedagogy Set-10

11. According to National Curriculum Framework, 2005, “English in India is in a multilingual country.

(1) a first language

(2) a foreign language

(3) a global language

(4) an associate language

12. A teacher divides the class in small groups and asks them to discuss and present their views on Environment”. Students are free to Save plans and present their choice and creativity. The teacher is facilitating them as and when required. Which approach/method is followed in

the class ?

(1) Constructivist approach

(2) Structural approach

(3) Natural approach

(4) Deductive approach

13. A teacher of class-IV brought some interesting books and distributed them among the students. Then she said, “Today let’s have fun and read these books for our pleasure”. This reading is called 

(1) Pre-reading

(2) Post-reading

(3) Intensive-reading

(4) Extensive-reading

14. A 2 ½ year old child picks up his sibling’s book and looking at the pictures tells a story. The child is

(1) emergent writer

(2) emergent student

(3) emergent reader

(4) emergent story writer

15. A student of class-V while reading a chapter finds some difficult and unfamiliar words and is not able to get the meaning of those words he should….

(1) ask the teacher.

(2) ignore or skip the word and keep reading.

(3) guess the meaning in content.

(4) ask his classmate every time to help.

16. A Hindi speaking teacher gets posted in a primary school which is in the area of Punjab. Since he doesn’t know the local language of that area. He should…

(1) apply for the transfer to a Hindi speaking area.

(2) motivate the community to learn Hindi, as it’s a national / official language.

(3) communicate in English as it is difficult for him to understand

their local dialect.

(4) use the child’s language as a resource and start teaching.

17. While designing a working activity for a language class a teacher should most importantly focus on…..

(1) choosing a topic from their surroundings.

(2) giving clear instructions for the task.

(3) providing all the necessary vocabulary required for the task.

(4) Assigning an authentic piece of Writing task.

18. Some children do not have exposure to English outside the classroom. So, the teacher’s proficiency in spoken English is essential because:

(1) the teacher can give more time to grammar drills.

(2) the teacher can edit the errors in student’s learning process.

(3) the students may listen to and process the new language before they actually communicate in it.

(4) students can imitate, practise and drill the statements or sentences used by the teacher.

19. Which of the following classroom practices helps a teacher to develop oral language among the students ?

(1) Chorus reading of the text with the teacher.

(2) Chorus recitation of the poem after recitation/individual memorising it.

(1) Participating in role-plays on any one of their favourite scenes.

(4) Practising the correct pronunciation of new or unfamiliar words.

20. In a constructivist classroom language learning would most importantly be based on:

(1) group discussion and peer interaction.

(2) minute observation and record of each child’s handwriting development.

(3) Correction of spelling errors and making sure that they are not repeated. 

(4) carefully completing the language syllabus.

TET English Pedagogy Set-10

21. As a language teacher, which one of the following is most important for you regarding teaching grammar ?

(1) Memorising grammar rules.

(2) Avoiding grammar rules.

(3) Using a functional approach.

(4) Using grammar translation methods.

22. Which one of the following is a correct statement about a textbook?

(1) It is planning of educational activities for the session.

(2) A textbook is the final thing for the teacher. 

(3) It helps to achieve the objectives laid down in the curriculum.

(4) The textbooks are the only source to read.

23. The purpose of diagnostic test in language learning is to

(1) give feedback to the parents PTMs in the.

(2) fill the progress report of students.

(3) plan and prepare a question paper for summative assessment.

(4) know the gaps in learners’ understanding.

24. The purpose of Continuous Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) in language is:

(1) assess the students’  understanding of the textbook 

(2) to assess their learning gaps.

(3) to give regular tests i.e. weekly tests.

(4) to assess the level of competencies achieved by the children.

25. Under which act did English get the status of the associate official language?

(1) Official Language Act, Article-343

(2) Associate Official Language Act, Article-343

(3) Three Language Formula

(4) National Curriculum Framework

26. A teacher is appreciating a child for his overall language use’, though some of the words were misspelt by him. The teacher is using approach in her class.

(1) Structural

(2) Communicative

(3) Constructivist

(4) Whole language

27. Which approach lays a lot of emphasis on habit formation ?

(1) Cognitive approach (focused on thinking)

(2) Communicative approach (focus on language)

(3) Behaviouristic approach 

(4) Eclectic approach 

28. In the context of “theory of multiple intelligence’ which one of the following intelligences is related to language ?

(1) Visual-Spatial Intelligence

(2) Fluency-Accuracy Intelligence

(3) Linguistic-Verbal Intelligence

(4) Vocabulary Grammar Intelligence

29. Banishing mother tongue in the classroom is the characteristic feature of…… method.

(1) Direct

(2) Bi-lingual

(3) Grammar translation

(4) Natural

30……….deals with the level of meaning in language.

(1) Syntax

(2) Semantics

(3) Collocation

(4) Colloquial

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