The Pie TEFL Quiz

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The Pie TEFL Quiz

Call yourself a TEFL teacher? Know that Mario Rinvolucri is not an Italian chef? Then try our quiz - just for fun!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Typically, a wh-question has which tone?
    • A. 

      Rising

    • B. 

      Falling

    • C. 

      Rising then falling

    • D. 

      Dribbling

  • 2. 
    Asking for stamps in the post office is an example of...
    • A. 

      An anecdote

    • B. 

      Interactional talk

    • C. 

      Transactional talk

    • D. 

      An outmoded concept

  • 3. 
    If you're using Cuisenaire rods in the class
    • A. 

      You're following the Silent Way approach

    • B. 

      You're probably a maths teacher

    • C. 

      You're doing a Task Based lesson

    • D. 

      What rods?!

  • 4. 
    What is the lexical approach?
    • A. 

      Highlighting chunks of language

    • B. 

      Less teacher talking time in the classroom

    • C. 

      Lots more pairwork

    • D. 

      Using the dictionary a lot

  • 5. 
    You're a Londoner. How many glottal stops are in hot water bottle?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      Glottal what?!

  • 6. 
    Frisky is on the sofa. Yesterday I bought some lemons. These utterances lack...
    • A. 

      Coherence

    • B. 

      Cohesion

    • C. 

      Collocation

    • D. 

      Coagulation

  • 7. 
    Which sentence is incorrect?
    • A. 

      They're watching the football at the moment.

    • B. 

      That's what their told to do.

    • C. 

      I don't think there's any chance she'll see you.

    • D. 

      They're all correct, aren't they?

  • 8. 
    What is process writing?
    • A. 

      Writing as quickly as possible

    • B. 

      A type of loop writing

    • C. 

      Typing on a keyboard

    • D. 

      Brainstorming, note taking, editing, writing

  • 9. 
    Reading or listening for gist rather than detail is an example of...
    • A. 

      Schemata

    • B. 

      Inferring

    • C. 

      Bottom up processing

    • D. 

      Top down processing

  • 10. 
    Which consonant is voiced alveolar nasal?
    • A. 

      M

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      L

    • D. 

      Which consonant is what?!