TEMA 3 ORAL COMMUNICATION AND INTERACTION ALEJANDRA PÉREZ GIL (haré el resto de tareas sola, pero la exposición oral la hago con el grupo7, las preguntas tema 1, 2 las hice con el grupo7 también) 1. According to the old tradition regarding oral communication …… a. Students must know the morphology of words and syntactic rules in order to construct accurate sentences. b. Students must be exposed to language in the target language. c. Emphasis is given to listening and pronunciation. 2. Songs are….. a. A pleasurable, enjoyable experience which aids relaxation and group dynamics. b. They bring variety to the lesson. c. A and b are true. 3. One characteristic of audiotapes or video recordings is …….. a. A single speaker with a clear voice is recommended in early tasks. b. When there are two or more speakers their voices shouldn´t be as clear. c. Noise should be included in the audiotapes to make them more difficult. 4. Listening Comprehensions are important because…… a. The students waste time. b. The students don´t understand anything. c. It provides comprehensible input, essential for language acquisition in the classroom. 5. Songs are a useful instrument to teach English because ……. a. They provide authentic examples of everyday language. b. The students repeat the lyrics without understanding. c. The students don´t learn anything. 6. An exercise we can do when we listen to a song is …… a. The students are provided with scrambled words which, they have to reorder. b. The students are provided with a gapped version of the song, which they must complete. c. A and B are corrrect 7. One of the difficulties of learning English spelling is ……. a. Its phonological system does not resemble the student´s native one. b. Lack of correspondence between pronunciation and written code. c. A and B are correct 8. Which statement is true? a. Providing direct instruction at the appropriate level is a key element to improve poor spellers´level.
b. Systematic and explicit English spelling instructions have not got durable effects. c. Reading is sufficient to learn and improve spelling.
9. What is an eclectic approach? a. It is an implicit instructional method. b. It is a combination of both explicit and implicit instructional methods. c. It is an explicit instructional method. 10. In graded readings… a. There is a limited number of words b. The number of words is unlimited c. There are not graded readings in other languages apart from Spanish. 11. TPR is the acronym of…. a. Teaching Programme Response. b. Total Physical Response. c. Teaching Pronunciation Received. 12. Circle the correct statement ….. a. A silent period is recommended for beginners together with a great deal of listening activities. b. A silent period is recommended for advanced students together with a great deal of listening activities. c. A silent period is recommended for intermediate students together with a great deal of listening activities. 13. Visual context, gestures, drawings and body language …. a. Discourages students from learning. b. Creates an encouraging atmosphere in the classroom. c. Prevents the students from learning. 14. Background disturbing noise ……… a. must be avoided in a listening comprehension. b. must be included to make it more difficult. c. doesn´t matter. 15. Circle the correct answer a. Visual support is not necessary in early listening exercises because it is an obstacle for listening comprehension. b. Visual support is not necessary in early listening exercises because it can be misleading. c. Visual support is sometimes necessary in early listening exercises because it can create a context and assist the listening effort.
16. Circle the correct answer a. Sounds or acoustic references may discourage comprehension. b. Sounds or acoustic references may encourage comprehension. c. Sounds or acoustic references may not affect the listening comprehension. 17. The use of the mother tongueâ€Ś a. can be used to maintain motivation b. can provide context, it is the equivalent of a picture. c. Both answers are true. 18. Singing a song in class â€Ś. a. can help the learning of a language. b. can improve pronunciation. c. both answers are correct. 19. The dual-route model postulates two pathways a. The phonological module and visual-orthographic strategy b. The phonological module and tact strategy c. The phonological module and listening strategy 20. The phonological or assembling module is responsible for a. The spelling of words b. The production of unfamiliar words c. Both answers are correct