Potluck TEFL Quiz 2

TEFL Quiz for TEFL Teachers

A TEFL Quiz for TEFL teachers

You can do this quiz online or print it on paper.

1. Which of these activities is communicative, not controlled practice?

an oral drill
a gapfill activity
an information gap activity
a) an oral drill b) a gapfill activity c) an information gap activity

2. In skim reading students read a text

and pick out unknown words
to thoroughly understand the text
to get the general idea of the text
a) and pick out unknown words b) to thoroughly understand the text c) to get the general idea of the text

3. A non-authentic text is a text that

cannot be independently authenticated
has been written for language learning
contains spelling and grammatical errors
a) cannot be independently authenticated b) has been written for language learning c) contains spelling and grammatical errors

4. How would you explain these exchanges to your students? 1. A: Pass us the salt. B: Here you go. 2. A: Could you please pass me the salt. B: Here you are.

1 is grammatically incorrect. 2 is correct
1 is impolite and should never be used. 2 is correct
1 and 2 are both possible; the register is different
a) 1 is grammatically incorrect. 2 is correct b) 1 is impolite and should never be used. 2 is correct c) 1 and 2 are both possible; the register is different

5. In language learning, what does ESP refer to?

English for Specific Purposes
English for Scholastic Purposes
English for Students and Professionals
a) English for Specific Purposes b) English for Scholastic Purposes c) English for Students and Professionals

6. In speech, an accent on certain words within a sentence is referred to as

word stress
content rhythm
sentence stress
a) word stress b) content rhythm c) sentence stress

7. Which skills are receptive?

reading and writing
listening and reading
listening and speaking
a) reading and writing b) listening and reading c) listening and speaking

8. A teaching methodology in which students are given an activity to complete and allowed to use any English they know is called

activity acquisition
task-based learning
total physical response
a) activity acquisition b) task-based learning c) total physical response

9. Which word is stressed in the following sentence when using non-contrastive sentence stress? I can swim.

I
can
swim
a) I b) can c) swim

10. Comment on the use of -ing in this sentence: We went out for a meal and he insisted on paying.

The -ing form is wrong here
The -ing form is used after a preposition
The -ing form here is the continuous form of the verb
a) The -ing form is wrong here b) The -ing form is used after a preposition c) The -ing form here is the continuous form of the verb

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