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Classroom Terminology Quiz

A TEFL quiz for TEFL teachers

You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests your understanding of classroom terminology as defined in the TEFL Glossary.

1. Time spent writing lesson plans, choosing materials, planning activities, etc is called

classroom time
preparation time
pre-teaching time
a) classroom time b) preparation time c) pre-teaching time

2. Moving around the classroom observing and assisting your students can be called

circulating
feedback
free practice
a) circulating b) feedback c) free practice

3. Students can be left with little opportunity to find their own mistakes when teachers are engaging in

over correction
student feedback
authentic tasks
a) over correction b) student feedback c) authentic tasks

4. A "pedagogic task" is a classroom task that learners would be ________ to need to do in the real world.

certain
likely
unlikely
a) certain b) likely c) unlikely

5. An "authentic task" is a classroom task that learners would be ________ to need to do in the real world.

certain
likely
unlikely
a) certain b) likely c) unlikely

6. Part of a lesson that gives learners the chance to use what they've just been taught in a structured way is called

guided practice
free practice
teaching practice
a) guided practice b) free practice c) teaching practice

7. Part of a lesson in which learners can practise a skill with little direction from the teacher is called

guided practice
free practice
skilled practice
a) guided practice b) free practice c) skilled practice

8. The term "student feedback" refers to how _______ react to or evaluate what's happening in their classroom.

teachers
learners
teachers or learners
a) teachers b) learners c) teachers or learners

9. The physical and emotional atmosphere or feeling in a classroom is often referred to as the

virtual classroom
critical period
classroom climate
a) virtual classroom b) critical period c) classroom climate

10. An unexpected or unplanned opportunity to teach something as an aside to a lesson's main focus is called

an authentic moment
a critical moment
a teachable moment
a) an authentic moment b) a critical moment c) a teachable moment

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