TET English Pedagogy  Set-3

Q.1 If the piece of writing is complete, in the third person, without digressions and emotional overtones and logically arranged, it is a-

A. classified advertisement

B. memorandum

C. report

D. newspaper article

Q.2 ‘You have to bring your own stationery. You will need 2 pencils, an eraser and a ruler.’ The underlined word is a…….

A. conjunction

B. lexically similar word

C. substitute word

D. reference word

Q.3 While learning English as a second language:

A. there is no role of mother tongue in learning L2.

B. the use of mother tongue will facilitate learning.

C. the use of mother tongue will create interference.

D. the mother tongue should not be used by the learners.

Q.4 The process of assessment in a language class should be conducted:

A. for assessing the textual exercises at the end of the chapter.

B. to know the level of students in the class.

C. to know the efficiency of teachers in teaching.

D. during the teaching-learning process.

Q.5 As per the National Curriculum Framework (NCF), 2005, multilingualism in learning a language should be seen as a:

A. Challenge for teachers to manage such classes.

B. hindrance in teaching-learning English.

C. resource in teaching-learning English.

D. challenge for students to learn many languages.

Q.6 The most important factor which is responsible for the differentiation between language learning and language acquisition is:

A. grammar of language

B. assessment in language

C. textbook of language

D. language environment

Q.7 Morpheme is the:

A. smallest unit of a word.

B. smallest unit of meaning that cannot be broken up.

C.unit of a word that can be broken up into new meaning.

D. smallest unit of a phrase.

Q.8 Functional grammar refers to:

A. Learning grammar in isolation.

B. Learning grammar in a given context.

C. Learning grammar by knowing the technicalities of language.

D. Learning grammar through the rules of language.

Q.9 Scanning is reading activity which helps the learners to– from/of the text.

A. Draw out information.

B. Enrich the vocabulary.

C. Develop competence in the linguistic items.

D. Know the meanings of the words.

Q.10 Skimming, a reading activity, is closely associated with:

A. Speed

B. Accuracy

C. Coding

D. Reading aloud

TET English Pedagogy  Set-3

Q.11 Which one of the following is an essential characteristic of a good textbook in English?

A. Every lesson should have a proper introduction at the beginning and a conclusion at the end.

B. It should be based on the guiding principles of curriculum and syllabus.

C. No difficult words should be given in the textbook at primary level.

D. The maximum number of textual exercises should be given to practise at the end of the lesson.

Q.12 The maximum participation of students is possible while teaching English by the teacher

using authentic tasks through:

A. communicative approach

B. grammar translation method

C. direct method

D. structural approach

Q.13 When a teacher uses ‘realia’ to teach vocabulary and grammar, she is-

A. using real objects, actions and real-life situations.

B. using computer technology.

C. teaching through true stories.

D.using role play as a learning device.

Q.14 Communicative Language Teaching replaced basically-

A. Structural Teaching

B. Situational Language Teaching

C. Motivational Teaching

D. Natural Language Processing

Q.15 English language has……..consonant sounds.

A. 22

B. 23

C. 24

D. 21

Q.16 Intensive reading refers to:

A. reading a text for detailed information.

B reading a text for pleasure

C. reading a text for editing.

D. reading a text for someone else.

Q.17 According to language acquisition theory, when there is a lack of sufficient information in the language input, there is universal grammar that applies to all:

A. Colloquial languages

B. Modern languages

C. Classical languages

D. Human languages

18. What is the following strategy known as in reading? The text is read more slowly and detail to get the gist or overall sense of the text.

(1) Scanning

(2) SummarIsing

(3) Skimming

(4) Scaffolding

19. A teacher asks her learners of class-VII to refer to the textbook of History and find a theme which can be connected with English language text for writing an essay.

What is this practice known as ?

(1) Language and Social Science learning

(2) Language across the curriculum

(3) Language in learning

(4) Language and history integrated learning

20. A teacher divides her class into groups of five and allocates different themes to the groups. The groups have to collect information on the themes and write reports to be presented to the class. What is this activity known as ?

(1) Assignment

(2) Project work

(3) Writing work

(4) Research

21. Multilingualism as a resource means

(1) learning many languages in school

(2) using the languages of learners as a strategy in school.

(3) teaching many languages.

(4) promoting of languages through content learning.

22. Combining of movement abilities with  academics, such as speaking a language, is referred to as:

(1) cognitive skills

(2) affective skills

(3) motor-perception skills

(4) interaction skills

TET English Pedagogy  Set-3

23. When the teacher quietly observes the students during a collaborative grammar activity, the activity plays a……….role.

(1) diagnostic

(2) evaluative

(3) interactive

(4) record keeping

24. In this example, there is a deviation from the apparently intended form of an utterance. Identify the error.

Target: I must let the cat out of the house.

Error: I must let the house out of the cat.

(1) lexical selection error

(2) word-exchange error

(3) omission

(4) substitution

25………is the particular way a learner prefers to learn a second or foreign language.

(1) Cognitive style

(2) Cognitive process

(3) Behaviourist approach

(4) Literal approach

26. The ‘acquired system’ or acquisition’ of a language is the…..

(A) formal skills development

(2) subconscious process of learning

(3) input-output process

(4) self-monitoring of learning

27. Language teachers have to do a ‘needs analysis’ of their students to…

(1) measure their learning ability

(2) find out students’ interest in the choice of language

(3) compare the achievement levels among the students

(4) evaluate their existing competence

28. The ‘question’: How will I achieve my teaching goal?, in the design of a language instruction, which helps the teacher to ‘keep the lesson on target’ is/are the…

(1) Objectives

(2) Methodology

(3) Evaluation

(4) Documentation

29. What are some of the features of a good listening task ?

(1) Simple and easily completed in a large class

(2) Gives clues and supports completion of the task

(3) Inexpensive to administer for a large number of students

(4) Has a variety of tasks to be chosen from by students

30. The focus is on using the language rather than analysis of the language, and grammar is taught implicitly rather than explicitly.

(1) Direct Approach

(2) Communicative Approach

(3) Grammar-translation Method

(4) Structural Method

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