Q. Who are prescriptive grammarians?
Ans. They favor the use of strict rules in order to preserve the elegance of the language
Q. Who are descriptive grammarians?
Ans. They think that a grammarian’s job is not to set a limit or a condition to better use of words
Q. A structuralist stresses speech and thereby lays importance on…….?
Q. Who said, “Words are like bottles that contain ideas as bottles contain medicines?” Ans. H. Dippie
Q. Students are passive in…….?
Ans. Lecture Method
Q. The pioneer of Heuristic Method is……?
Ans. Prof. H.E Armstrong
Q. Which method is useful for heterogenous classroom?
Q. Lecture method is most valuable in…….?
Ans. Providing in-depth knowledge
Q. In Direct Method, stress is on…….grammar?
Q. Those words which are actively used by us are known as…….?
Ans. Active vocabulary
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Q. Grammar based on how people currently use a language, not based on past usage of language and grammar is called?
Ans. Descriptive Grammar
Q. The knowledge possessed by native users of a language which enables them to speak and understand their language fluently is called?
Q. Audio-Lingual Method is also known as…….?
Ans. Aural-Oral Approach
Q. In Audio-Lingual Method, grammar is induced from…….?
Q. The Structural Approach is a technique wherein a learner masters the………?
Ans. Pattern of sentence
Q. The process of breaking a class of students into small groups so that they can learn and discover together is called…….?
Ans. Co-operative Learning
Q. Students are talking about tenses in small groups, teacher is observing them without intervening their discussion. The teacher will provide feedback after the discussion. Which approach is it?
Ans. Communicative Language Teaching
Q. Generative Grammar focuses primarily on the form of a sentence rather than its communicative competence?
Q. The hypothesis of………is that language is a system of the human mind?
Ans. Generative Grammar
Q……….is concerned with rules for correct usage. It tells you how to speak correctly?
Ans. Prescriptive Grammar
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Q. Role play is also called……..?
Q. Alphabetic Method is also called……?
Ans. Spelling Method
Q. Phonetic Method is a method of teaching children how to……..?
Q. Grammar Translation Method is based on…….?
Ans. Classical Approach
Q. Alphabetic Method was invented by…….?
Q……….are based on the belief that the functions of language should be emphasized, not the forms of language?
Ans. Communicative approaches
(functions of language mean what language is used for, forms of language mean how language is written correctly)
Q. What is communicative competence?
Ans. The general ability to use language to communicate successfully
Q. Grammatical competence is the ability to use………accurately?
Q. What do we mean when we say “Anticipation in Reading”?
Q. In Phonetic Method, the children are taught to recognize relationship between…..?
Ans. Letters and sounds
Q. What is Macro teaching?
Ans. Teaching one or more skills at the same time
Q. The test in which words are removed from a passage at regular intervals, leaving blank is called…….?
Ans. A Cloze Test
Q. What is meant by recapitulation?
Q. Productive skills are……?
Ans. Speaking and writing
Q. Concentration on……..only will not make an L2 learner able to make or explain L2 expressions?
Ans. Grammatical competence
Q. The unconscious knowledge of rules that every human possesses is called?
Ans. Linguistic competence
Q. What is sociolinguistic competence?
Ans. The ability to use language appropriately in society
Q……deals with a set of grammar rules and focuses on the teaching of grammar rules?
Ans. Prescriptive approach
Q. Teaching technique employed for teachers training is called…….?
Ans. Micro teaching
Q. The time period in micro teaching is……?
Ans. 5 min to 10 min
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Q. The procedure of Alphabetic Method is…..?
Q. The procedure of Syllabic Method is……?
Ans. Syllables are combined to form words and sentences
Q. The procedure of Sentence Method is…..?
Ans. Sentences, phrases, words, letters
Q. Most important methods of teaching grammar are…….?
Ans. Deductive and inductive
Q. What is the basic concept of inductive approach?
Ans. Rules should come first and examples later
Q. What is the basic concept of deductive approach?
Ans. Examples should come first and rules later
Q. According to what, how language is used is important rather than how language should be used?
Ans. Descriptive approach
Q. What is vernacular?
Ans. The language of ordinary speech rather than formal writing
Q. The primary function of human
Q. What is language according to Chomsky?
Ans. It is a system represented in the
mind/brain of a particular individual
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Q. The language learning theory given by Skinner is called…….?
Ans. Operant conditioning
Q. Assessment of a student without any instrument in the natural setting is called?
Q. A test that measures learning outcomes of students is called…….?
Ans. Achievement Test
Q. Unit test is an expression of…….?
Ans. Formative Evaluation
Q……..test is a highly reliable test?
Ans. Objective type
Q. To cover all course in minimum time, which type of questions should be asked?
Ans. Objective type questions
Q. Evaluation in education is both continuous and…….?
Q…….takes place when a student’s work is evaluated by one or more than one students in his group?
Ans. Peer assessment
Q. A good language proficiency test is a combination of objective type, short questions and……?
Ans. Essay type questions
Q. A test is said to be…….if it gives same scores when administered at different occasions?
Q. Written examination is also known as……?
Ans. Pen paper test
Q. The unit of teaching in direct method is…….?
Q. Latest scheme of evaluation outlined by the CBSE is……?
Ans. Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation
Q. What helps a learner to learn a lot?
Ans. Mother tongue
Q. In…….method, teacher gives the instructions and the students follow the instructions by using whole body responses?
Ans. Total Physical Response
Q. Which method/approach was developed in the opposition of Audio-Lingual Method?
Ans. Communicative Language Teaching
Q. Which approach was influenced by Stephen Krashen’s theory of language acquisition?
Ans. Natural Approach
Q…….Method can be considered as a combination of the Direct Method and Grammar Translation Method?
Ans. Bilingual Method
Q. The Bilingual Method was a reaction against the……Method?
Q…….. is recent and latest approach of English teaching?
Ans. Communicative Approach
Q. In which approach, words are used in particular order to convey their meanings?
Ans. Structural Approach
Q. In……..grammar is taught inductively rather than deductively?
Ans. Direct Method
Q. The main aim of Communicative Language Teaching is to…….?
Ans. Provide communication competence to learners
Q. The most important element in Communicative Language Teaching is…….?
Q. What is pattern practice?
Ans. It is a technique in which students repeat a sentence. They either change words e.g. “verb” or they change a statement to a question etc.
Q. Communicative approaches are a reaction against the artificiality of?
Ans. Pattern practice
Q. Grammar Translation Method makes use of pattern practice?
Q. Lists of vocabulary and sets of grammar are focused in?
Ans. Grammar Translation Method
Q. In Communicative Language Teaching, teacher promotes communication by……?
Ans. Creating situation
Q. Communicative approach to evaluation emphasizes…….?
Ans. Importance of meaning of utterances rather than form and structure
Q. Who is known as the father of accelerated learning?
Ans. Georgi Lozanov
Q. Suggestopedia was developed by…….?
Ans. Georgi Lozanov
Q. Little or no attention is given to pronunciation in……?
Ans. Grammar Translation Method
Q. Who gave question answer method?
Q. Classroom communication is normally considered as……?
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