ESL Tutor Training, Session 3

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ESL Tutor Training, Session 3

This quiz is mainly about resources in the ESL Center. Remember--many of the questions have several right answers. You're free to take the quiz again if anything confused you the first time.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following materials can you check out from the ESL Center shelves?
    • A. 

      Books that teach English skills related to workplace communication

    • B. 

      Bilingual dictionaries

    • C. 

      Novels and non-fiction in Chinese, Russian, and Spanish

    • D. 

      Books on how to teach grammar, pronunciation, literacy, etc.

    • E. 

      Computer programs for learning English

  • 2. 
    Which of the following materials can you check out from the ESL Center shelves?
    • A. 

      Tapes/CDs for learning Spanish

    • B. 

      Easy reading books with read-along tapes and CDs

    • C. 

      DVDs for learning English at home

    • D. 

      Test prep books for TOEFL, GED, and the US citizenship test

    • E. 

      Books that a parent can read with a preschooler and explore English together

  • 3. 
    How could you find out the specific countries that our students come from?
    • A. 

      Look on the ESL website

    • B. 

      Ask a reference librarian

    • C. 

      Read the Jones Library annual report

    • D. 

      Look at the pins on the map on the ESL bulletin board

  • 4. 
    How can your student get "consumable" materials--(that he/she can write in and keep)?
    • A. 

      Go "shopping" in Lynne's discarded book collection

    • B. 

      Order a copy of a book he/she likes directly from the publisher

    • C. 

      Take worksheet pages from the cardboard boxes below the ESL book shelves

  • 5. 
    How many tutoring rooms and computers are available for ESL students?
    • A. 

      One room with a computer in it

    • B. 

      Two rooms with computers in each

    • C. 

      Three rooms, with a computer in one of them

    • D. 

      Three rooms, with computers in two of them

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is true about materials in the ESL Center collection (bookshelves)?
    • A. 

      Anyone with a library card can check them out.

    • B. 

      Only registered ESL Center students and tutors can check them out.

    • C. 

      They are a reference-only collection--they cannot be checked out.

    • D. 

      All books can be checked out, but DVDs and CDs must stay in the library.

    • E. 

      Anyone with a library card can check them out, but they must be returned within 5 days.

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is true about the ESL computer?
    • A. 

      Students must have their tutor with them when they use the computer

    • B. 

      Students can use the computer independently

    • C. 

      Unless you will be using the computer, you should not be using the computer room for tutoring

    • D. 

      To get into the computer room, you need to pick up a key from the circulation desk

    • E. 

      The computer has ESL study software on it, and has internet access

  • 8. 
    How is the room next Lynne's office different from the other tutoring rooms?
    • A. 

      It has a window!

    • B. 

      It is never locked.

    • C. 

      There's a schedule on the door so you can sign up for a weekly time slot.

    • D. 

      You have to pick up a key from the circulation desk to use that room.

  • 9. 
    If your intermediate-level student wants to study independently between tutoring sessions, but needs practice with oral (rather than written) skills, which 3 options are likely to be most effective? (Note: keep in mind the  basic principles for language learning we talked about in the first session: limiting the amount of new information you present, presenting it in a careful sequence, making sure it is practical and relevant.)
    • A. 

      Check out ESL DVDs and watch them at home

    • B. 

      Use the software on the ESL computer

    • C. 

      Use on-line learning websites from the list on the ESL Center's web page (either on a home computer or at the library)

    • D. 

      Listen to the radio or watch TV at home

  • 10. 
    What should you do if you want to facilitate independent learning by your student using an ESL computer program or website?
    • A. 

      Preview the various options for software/websites and see which seems like a good fit for your student (or ask Lynne for recommendations)

    • B. 

      Experiment with the program to make sure you know how it works and determine what your student will need to know in order to use it independently

    • C. 

      Show your student how to use the program and make sure he/she knows how it works (and likes using it!)

    • D. 

      Check with the student frequently to see how he/she is doing with the program, and provide reinforcement during your tutoring sessions

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