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1. About English Spelling. What is recommendable to teach these rules a)Work individually b)Providing plenty of examples c)Only repeating 2. Eclectic approach a) Reading and Whole Language approaches b) Providing direct instruction at the appropriate level c) Combination of both, explicit and implicit instructional methods. 3. A basic principle in the teaching oral communication within a curricular design for beginners is: a) Sounds or acoustic references may encourage comprehension. b) Priority is given to lexical and textual elements. c) It is needed in real life. 4. When performing roles and developing skills children may … a) To use gestures, drawings and body language. b) To reproduce TPR techniques. c) To answer the questions. 5. A generative communicative competence in FL acquisition: a) Lots activities that can develop both listening and speaking b) Lots activities that can develop both listening and writing c) Lots activities that can develop both reading and speaking 6.

Difficulty of English pronunciation is: a) Its phonological system does resemble the student’s native one. b) Its phonological system does not resemble the teacher´s native one. c) Its phonological system does not resemble the student’s native one.

7. Teaching oral english through songs contribute in a special form to: a) The improvement of pronunciation, of speed and of fluency. b) The improvement of writing calligraphy. c) The improvement of spelling. 8. One clear difficulty of English pronunciation in the English spelling is: a) Lack of correspondence between pronunciation and the written code. b) The difference between the pronunciation in engish and in other languages. c) The difference between accents in England. 9. One clear rule to improve the spelling in students is: a ) Repeating, practising and cyclically revising the vocabulary to study. b) Study only basic vovabulary in the shortest time. c) Study all vocabulary regardless the mistakes 10. Why is listening important? a) It isn’t something the whole class can do. b) It provides comprehensible input, essential for language acquisition in the classroom.


c) It isn´t hended in real life. 11. What strategie is complenting the listening? a) The listener needs a reason to understand an oral message. Sometimes just the main idea and some items of information will be enough. b) It allows pupils to distinguish sounds, stress, intonation patterns. c) It provides comprehensible input, essential for language acquisition in the classroom. 12. Which is a pedagogical recommendations for the exploitation of songs? a) Providing direct instruction at the appropriate level is the key to improving poor spellers’ level. b) Studies in the area of psychology have pointed to the potential of music to enhance rote memorisation. c) The students are provided with a gapped version of the song, which they must complete 13. In order to obtain more advantages from the symbol dictation a sequence must be followed: a) Symbols must be dificult to draw and familiar to the listener: bird, flower, kite….. b) The frame must have clear areas and points of reference where symbols will be placed: sky, ground, tree, house, grass, etc. c) It isn´t necesary a second repetition to check complete comprehension is recommended. 14. What´s the meaning of Eclectic approach?: a) simply free voluntary reading are more effective in aiding children to become proficient spellers than formal teaching b) combination of both explicit and implicit instructional methods. c) It can be done by discussing about the importance and regularity of English spelling and the most effective means of being successful at it. 15. The visual –orthographic or assembling strategy or procedure: a) Is responsible for the generation of familiar words, shich are retrieved or addressed from the memory stores as single units. b) Is responsible for: the spelling of consistent or regular words c) Is responsible for the production of unfamiliar or pseudo-words 16. What found Medina in his theory? a. The combination of music and illustrations has a decidedly benefic effect on vocabulary acquisition. b. The vocabulary acquisition is an innate process and they need little stimulus. c. The psychology of the children is different that the adults and they need an special education. 18. Which one does not contribute teaching oral English through songs? a) Pronunciation b) Oral Fluency. c) Develop the correct grammatical structures. 19. Listening is completed by a series of strategies. Which one is NOT a strategy of that? a) To recognise that some gaps in information are not relevant and can be missed. b) The listener cannot anticipate what is coming and remember what has been said before.


c) To cut up complete messages to decipher and interpret some meaning. 20. In FL acquisition... a) Lots of activities that can develop for learning competence. b) Lots of activities that can develop both listening and speaking competence. c) Very few activities that can develop both listening and speaking competence. 21. In audiotapes and video recordings… a) It is not important the background sound. b) A single speaker with a clear voice is recommended in early listening tasks. c) The most important thing is the content, not the speaker. 22. What does teaching a living language implies in oral tradition? a) Understanding its conversational modality b) Knowing the morphology of words c) Learning the syntactic rules in order to construct accurate sentences 23. Which are the procedures to spelling acquisition? a) The phonological module and the visual-orthographic strategy. b) The phonological module and the letter-by-letter procedure. c) The assembling strategy and the visual-orthographic procedure. 24. According to Medina: a) The combination of music and illustration has a decidedly beneficial effect on vocabulary acquisition. b) Children hate games and songs. c) Music is not allowed in English class. 25. According to trace theory: a) Memory is increased if children read a lot. b) Memory is increased if stimulated by motor activity. c) Memory is increased if children eat chocolate. 26. Mark a characteristic of audiotapes and videos recordings: a) Children must begin by getting involved in the listening task. b) This activity is very funny for teacher. c) you must ask for permission before doing the activity. 27. The interactive methodology propose that pupils will understand question… a) After they are asked to provide an oral answer. b) Before they are asked to provide an oral answer. c) They don´t know the answers. 28.To create an encouraging atmosphere in the classroom we can use… a) Visual context, gestures, drawing and body language. b) Silent period. c) Audiotape and video. 29. A silent period is recommended for… a) Experts b) Bilingual children c) Beginners


30.Which of these statements is not correct? a) Providing direct instruction is not the key to improving poor spellers´ level. b) Reading and whole language approaches are not effective or sufficient means to learn to improve spelling. c) Intentional instruction has beneficial effects in terms of subsequent use of the skills acquired within writing contexts. 31.The phonological model to spelling acquisition is responsible for: a) The production of unfamiliar or pseudo-words. b) The generation of familiar words. c) Both answers are wrong.


Preguntas sobre la comunicación oral  

Preguntas del tema 3 de didáctica de inglés que entra en el examen.

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