Past Papers Methods of Teaching English in Elementary Schools


Subject: Methods of Teaching English in Elementary Schools

Time Allowed: 15 Minutes

Maximum Marks: 10

NOTE: Attempt this Paper on this Question Sheet only.  Please encircle the correct option. Division of marks is given in front of each question. This Paper will be collected back after expiry of time limit mentioned above.


Part-I Encircle the right answer, cutting and overwriting are not allowed. (10)

1. Correct pronunciation and grammar are emphasized in:
a. Total physical response
b. The Direct Method
c. The communicative approach.
d. Grammar Translation Method
2. The Direct method is fruitful for:
a. Large classes
b. Adult learners
c. Developing writing
d. Developing oracy
3. Dictation is basically a test of:
a. Writing
b. Listening
c. Comprehension
d. Composition
4. Role-play activities can improve:
a. Listening
b. Speaking
c. Skimming
d. Scanning
5. Summative evaluation comes at:
a. Beginning of each topic
b. Middle of a course
c. End of a course
d. End of each lesson
6. The phonetic is used to teach:
a. Pronunciation
b. Vocabulary
c. Spellings
d. Grammar
7. Language teaching begins with the:
a. Spoken Language
b. Reading comprehension
c. Written form
d. Grammatical rules
8. The role of the students remain passive in:
a. The Direct Method
b. The Audio lingual Method
c. Grammar Translation Method
d. The Communicative Method
9. Students first listen then:
a. Speak and write
b. Speak and read
c. Listen and speak
d. Speak and read
10. English was formally introduced in the sub-continent:
a. A lingua France
b. An official language
c. A national language
d. A classical language


Subject: Methods of Teaching English in Elementary Schools

Time Allowed: 2 Hours 45 Minutes

Maximum Marks: 50



Part-II Give short answers, each question carries equal marks. (20)

Q#1: What do you understand by assessment and evaluation?

Q#2: Enlist four principals of Audio-Lingual Method?

Q#3: What do you suggest to increase reading speed?

Q#4: Discuss the role of English in higher profession?

Q#5: Describe an overhead projector as teaching aid?


Part-III Give detailed answers, each question carries equal marks. (30)

Q#1: Is it important to plan lesson before class teaching? Give arguments in your answer and also draw a lesson-plan for teaching an English poem?

Q#2: What do you know about the term Test? What are the important elements of a good test?

Q#3: What are the techniques of vocabulary expansion?