Foreign Language Teaching Methodologies

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This is a multiple choice in which students will be required to select the methodology associated with a given statement.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This method dates back to the late nineteenth and early twentieth century
    • A. 

      Grammar - Translation

    • B. 

      Audio-Lingual

    • C. 

      Communicative Language Teaching (CLTA)

  • 2. 
    This methodology is based on Structuralism and Behaviourism
    • A. 

      Grammar - Translation

    • B. 

      Audio-lingual

    • C. 

      CLTA

  • 3. 
    This method places emphasis on the social and situational contexts of communication
    • A. 

      Grammar-Translation

    • B. 

      Audio-lingual

    • C. 

      CLTA

  • 4. 
    In this methodology, grammar is seen as a toll to facilitate effective communication
    • A. 

      Grammar-Translation

    • B. 

      Audio-lingual

    • C. 

      CLTA

  • 5. 
    There is a heavy dependence on imitating language models and memorization of dialogues
    • A. 

      Grammar-Translation

    • B. 

      Audio-lingual

    • C. 

      CLTA

  • 6. 
    There is heavy emphasis on written work to the virtual exclusion of oral productions
    • A. 

      Grammar-Translation

    • B. 

      Audio-lingual

    • C. 

      CLTA

  • 7. 
    The teacher is a facilitator, who creates a classroom climate conducive to language learning and provides opportunities for students to use and practice the language
    • A. 

      Grammar-Translation

    • B. 

      Audio-lingual

    • C. 

      CLTA

  • 8. 
    The main activities are memorization of dialogues, question and answer practice, substitution drills and various forms of guided speaking and writing practice
    • A. 

      Grammar-translation

    • B. 

      Audio-lingual

    • C. 

      CLTA

  • 9. 
    Learners are given opportunities to use the target language within a real-life communicative context and the language used is not totally predictable
    • A. 

      Grammar-translation

    • B. 

      Audio-lingual

    • C. 

      CLTA

  • 10. 
    The emphasis on structural detail makes language learning strenuous and boring
    • A. 

      Grammar-translation

    • B. 

      Audio-lingual

    • C. 

      CLTA

  • 11. 
    This methodology maintains a balance between activities that work on communication skills and those that focus on the development of accuracy. 
    • A. 

      Grammar-translation

    • B. 

      Audio-lingual

    • C. 

      CLTA

  • 12. 
    Language learning is meaningful, multisensory and appeals to a range of learning styles
    • A. 

      Grammar-translation

    • B. 

      Audio-lingual

    • C. 

      CLTA

  • 13. 
    This method was used to teach Latin and Greek
    • A. 

      Grammar-translation

    • B. 

      Audio-lingual

    • C. 

      CLTA

  • 14. 
    Learning support consists of printed material which provide the texts of dialogues and the cues needed for drills and practice exercises. A teachers' edition is also available.
    • A. 

      Grammar-translation

    • B. 

      Audio-lingual

    • C. 

      CLTA

  • 15. 
    Understanding of grammar should be promoted through the use of contextualized practice
    • A. 

      Grammar-translation

    • B. 

      Audio-lingual

    • C. 

      CLTA

  • 16. 
    Learners are engaged in meaningful and authentic language use
    • A. 

      Grammar-translation

    • B. 

      Audio-lingual

    • C. 

      CLTA

  • 17. 
    This approach supports the development of skills necessary for the production of 'unrehearsed performances'
    • A. 

      Grammar-translation

    • B. 

      Audio-lingual

    • C. 

      CLTA

  • 18. 
    This methodology makes use of language labs, taped material and visual cues
    • A. 

      Grammar-translation

    • B. 

      Audio-lingual

    • C. 

      CLTA

  • 19. 
    Learning support material reflects real-life use of the target language - newspapers, brochures, clippings, songs, labels, packaging and realia
    • A. 

      Grammar-translation

    • B. 

      Audio-lingual

    • C. 

      CLTA

  • 20. 
    This method places emphasis on the social nature of learning. Learning is not an individual private activity but a social one that depends upon interaction with others.
    • A. 

      Grammar-translation

    • B. 

      Audio-lingual

    • C. 

      CLTA

  • 21. 
    Little or no attention is given to pronunciation
    • A. 

      Grammar-translation

    • B. 

      Audio-lingual

    • C. 

      CLTA

  • 22. 
    Grammatical structures and vocabulary are taught in isolation
    • A. 

      Grammar-translation

    • B. 

      Audio-lingual

    • C. 

      CLTA

  • 23. 
    Language mastery is assessed in terms of the learner's knowledge of structures and vocabulary
    • A. 

      Grammar-translation

    • B. 

      Audio-lingual

    • C. 

      CLTA

  • 24. 
    Opportunities are provided for the development of critical thinking skills, creativity and use of initiative
    • A. 

      Grammar-translation

    • B. 

      Audio-lingual

    • C. 

      CLTA

  • 25. 
    Learners are given greater responsibility for constructing their own knowledge
    • A. 

      Grammar-translation

    • B. 

      Audio-lingual

    • C. 

      CLTA