Teaching Methodologies Quiz

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Teaching Methodologies Quiz

Identify the teaching methodology behind each of the following classroom practices.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The over-learning of patterns through choral repetition and drilling is the key to learning a target language.
    • A. 

      Grammar-Translation

    • B. 

      Direct Method (Berlitz)

    • C. 

      Audiolingual Method

  • 2. 
    The target language is exclusively used to maintain a cultural island in the classroom. Grammar is inductively taught where learners are encouraged to make their own generalization about grammar rules.
    • A. 

      Grammar-Translation

    • B. 

      Direct Method (Berlitz)

    • C. 

      Communicative Language Teaching

  • 3. 
    To enhance the power of the mind, learners read literary texts in the target language and memorize vocabulary lists translated into the native language. Explicit grammar instruction of rules and their exceptions is the main focus to master the target language.
    • A. 

      Grammar-Translation

    • B. 

      Direct Method (Berlitz)

    • C. 

      The Natural Approach

  • 4. 
    Intensive practice of responses in the target language leads to better retention.
    • A. 

      Direct Method (Berlitz)

    • B. 

      Audiolingual Method

    • C. 

      Grammar-translation method

  • 5. 
    A silent period is recommended until learners are ready to produce at their own pace in the target language.
    • A. 

      Direct Method (Berlitz)

    • B. 

      Audiolingual Method

    • C. 

      The Natural Approach

  • 6. 
    Written language is secondary to speech since language is primarily an oral phenomenon. Thus, listening and speaking should be given total attention in second language classes.
    • A. 

      Grammar-Translation

    • B. 

      Communicative Language Teaching

    • C. 

      Audiolingual Method

  • 7. 
    Accurate pronunciation and grammar are essential from the very beginning of second language instruction.
    • A. 

      Direct Method (Berlitz)

    • B. 

      The Natural Approach

    • C. 

      Communicative Language Teaching

  • 8. 
    Commands, questions and visual cues are used to prompt oral responses in the target language where no grammar explanation or modeling is necessary.
    • A. 

      Direct Method (Berlitz)

    • B. 

      Grammar-translation method

    • C. 

      Communicative language teaching

  • 9. 
    Learners are directed toward unrehearsed language performance in the target language. Authentic materials and real-life situations are included.
    • A. 

      Direct Method (Berlitz)

    • B. 

      Audiolingual Method

    • C. 

      Communicative Language Teaching

  • 10. 
    Elaborate on the above statements relating them to their underlying pedagogical underpinnings. (50 words each)1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-