When the teacher quietly observes the students during a collaborative grammar activity, the activity plays a/an _________ role.
The observation by the teacher in the collaborative grammar activity will provide the teacher idea that to how much extent the learners have grasped, hence it will be diagnostic in nature.
Students can master complex language structures without being aware of the fact they are doing so, through
regular, simple grammar practice sessions
teachers avoiding the teaching of structure altogether
use of grammar games with a focus on relevant structures
more speaking and listening practice with regular feedback
In this example, there is a deviation from the apparently intended form of an utterance. Identify the error.
Target I must let the cat out of the house.
Error I must let the house out of the cat.
Lexical selection error
_____________ is the particular way a learner prefers to learn a second or foreign language.
The focus is on using the language rather than analysis of the language and grammar is taught implicitly rather than explicitly.
The students are asked to answer inferential questions about information which was implied by the text. Here, the
student's _________ can be evaluated.
listening and writing skills
reading and listening skills
Teachers may respond to young writers according to their individuals' needs. How?
Give them detailed feedback on grammatical errors only
Praise what they do well, making specific comments about the work
Encourage them by overlooking certain errors
Reward students who write well before the whole class
How does computer technology support language learning in Classes V and VI, to enhance accuracy in student's writing?
Rapid drill work
Detailed error feedback
Spelling and grammar checking
Formatting and font design
The benefit of the bilingual approach in a second language classroom is that
students gain confidence in the mother tongue
students stop using their mother tongue altogether
students understand basic concepts/ assumptions more easily
there is less distraction for students in the class
Individualised educational programmes with intensive support to help students to consolidate their basic knowledge is referred to as
advanced study programmes