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TEMA 4 READING - ALEJANDRA PÉREZ GIL 1. Reading is …… a. one of the three basic skills b. two of the four basic skills c. one of the four basic skills 2. Reasons for reading: a. To get information or search for information b. To satisfy the curiosity about a topic c. A and B are correct 3. When we select a text for reading ….. a. Texts should not be adapted to the learner´s cognitive development b. Texts should not cover a wide variety of topics c. Text should introduce some of the most important cultural references of the target language 4. Regarding the types of knowledge required to make sense of a text, the syntactic knowledge.. a. implies position of articles, auxiliary verbs.. b. word formation c. previous ideas related to the content 5. Regarding the types of knowledge required to make sense of a text, the morphological knowledge… a. refers to word formation b. background knowledge c. previous ideas related to the content 6. “The reader can access the information as many times as needed” is a characteristic of: a. Spoken language b. Target Language c. Written language

7. Circle the correct answer: a. Written language usually presents a more varied and more formal lexical register b. Spoken language usually presents a more varied and more formal lexical register c.Target language usually presents a more varied and more formal lexical register 8. An approach to reading in a foreign language is a. Reordering scrambled words and matching


b. Identifying words by letter combination c. A and b are correct 9. Songs, rhymes and chants are good exercises to train a. the learner´s ability to discriminate sounds. b. The learner´s ability to write c. The learner´s ability to speak 10. What is the highest level of competence in a foreign language? a. A1 b. C1 c. C2 11. A basic user of a foreign language would obtain a. A2 b. B1 c. C1 12. Reading aloud can be used to a. check pronunciation b. check writing skills c. check speaking skills 13. Reading aloud is a. an authentic activity b. is an interactive acitivty c. can be used to check pronunciation 14. The most common and natural type of reading is a. Silent reading b. Scanning c. Skimming 15. Scanning is used to get a. specific information within a text b. a global impression of the content of a text c. linguistic and content accuracy 16. Intensive reading focuses on a. Linguistic and content accuracy b. Grammar c. Lexic 17. Extensive reading it is oriented towards a. grasping a general understanding of the text b. linguistic and content accuracy


c. specific information within a text 18. A pre-reading task can be a. understanding the punctuation b. identifying the topic of the text c. making inferences 19. A task done while reading a text could be a. following the spelling b. anticipating and predicting possible information to be included c. remembering what kind of information he is asked to extract 20. A task done after reading could be a. Eliciting reader´s own interpretations b. Summarising the content c. Both are correct.

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