Teaching English As A Second Language - Qp1

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  • 1. 
    English is the most popularly learned second language and it is perceived to be the language of development, the language that plays the most significant part in changing underdeveloped societies into modern, competitive members of the international market.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The first language should not be replaced by the second; the aim of acquiring a new language is to _______ the speaker in multilingualism, and to break free of the confines such as monolingualism represents.
    • A. 

      Empower

    • B. 

      Enable

    • C. 

      Educate

  • 3. 
    The child's learning environment is near-perfect:-    (Select  Five)
    • A. 

      There is plenty of time to concentrate on the lesson at hand.

    • B. 

      The "personal tutor", i.e., the parental figure with whom the child spends most of his time, is present consistently, and consciously or otherwise teaches the child continuously through personal interaction.

    • C. 

      There is no method of teaching English that works every time.

    • D. 

      The environment, although novel for the young child, is relatively unchanging and encourages concentration on the lesson at hand.

    • E. 

      There is real and continued motivation,

    • F. 

      The child learns more of the power and function of language through understanding and adopting the family's social and emotional drives.

  • 4. 
    It takes six years for the child to grasp the complexities of the language that will enable him to communicate on an acceptable social level, or learn how to read and write.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Multilingual speakers have a far greater ability to ________ the required form of address within a conversation, and to change their tone, manner and vocabulary content convincingly and with relative ease, as a result of their constant analysing and processing.   
    • A. 

      Understand

    • B. 

      Discern

    • C. 

      Examine

  • 6. 
    Multilingualism can benefit the individual's interaction with others:-        (Select Four)
    • A. 

      Promotes later thinking

    • B. 

      Increases creativity

    • C. 

      Improves communication skills

    • D. 

      Cultural identity

    • E. 

      Reaffirms the role of the student's mother tongue.

  • 7. 
    There is no set ________ for learning English; the teacher must use all of the strategies at his/her disposal, and the flexibility of the teacher is essential in teaching second language English.
    • A. 

      Format

    • B. 

      Method

    • C. 

      Manual

  • 8. 
    Freshly acquired knowledge of a second language is processed together with established knowledge of the mother tongue, for decoding and assimilation purposes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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