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Language Skills

Articulate thoughts persuasively!

Language skills are the bedrock of effective communication, enabling individuals to express ideas, emotions, and needs. In English methodology, language skills play a pivotal role in fostering literacy, comprehension, and critical thinking. Proficiency in reading, writing, speaking, and listening not only enhances linguistic competence but also facilitates cultural understanding and global interaction. A strong foundation in language skills empowers learners to navigate diverse contexts, engage with texts critically, and articulate thoughts persuasively, thus enriching both personal and professional endeavors.

1. Listening to public speeches belongs to…..

1) Focused listening    2) Gist listening

3) Appreciate listening    4) Casual listening

2. Audio-lingual skills are ……

1) Speaking and writing skills

2) Listening and speaking skills

3) Writing skills

4) Speaking skills

3. A passive procedure of recording words verbatim is called

1) Note making    2) Note writing

3) Note taking    4) Summarizing

4. To develop skills of speaking english among the pupils, the teacher must encourage them….

1) To speak in their mother tongue

2) To speak only after they have learnt at least ten sentences

3) To take dictation as often as possible

4) To speak English right from day one.

5. A technique to remember while reading is known as Expand it (SQ3R).….

1) Survey, Question, read, recite and review

2) Survey, Question, read, revise and recite

3) Survey, Quality, read, recite and review

4) Survey, Quality, read, revise and recite

6. What do you mean by graphic motor skills?

A) Reading    B) Speaking

C) Listening    D) Writing

1) A and D    2) A and C

3) B and D    4) C and A

7. Listening to music, poetry, speech of good orators refers to….

1) Focused listening    2) Gist listening

3) Appreciate listening   4) Casual listening

8. To help pupils to achieve speaking skills, the teacher must ensure that ….

1) Pupils always speak incomplete sentences.

2) Fluency is more important than accuracy.

3) Accuracy is more important than sentence pattern.

4) Accuracy is more important than fluency.

9. To develop ‘reading skills’ among pupils, their course includes …...

1) poems

2) listening passages for reading by the teacher.

3) supplementary readers and workbooks.

4) compositions exercises.

10. To develop listening skills, teachers of English……

1) Can narrate or read short stories followed by testing comprehensions.

2) Can get pupils to read stories at home and narrate them in the classrooms.

3) Can draw matchstick drawings on the blackboards.

4) Can show charts to the pupils and get them to say sentences.

11. Searching for a specific information in a  dictionary, telephone directory is an example for……

1) scanning 2) skimming

3) reading aloud 4) extensive reading

12. Appreciative listening is….

1) Gist listening

2) Listening to unpleasant sounds

3) Enjoyment and pleasure derived from listening

4) Hearing traffic sounds which are irritating

13. ‘Grasping the mood of the speaker and the theme of the discourse’ is the sub skill of

1) listening   2) speaking   3) reading   4) writing

14. This is also called ‘Look and Say’ method.

1) Word method    2) Phonic method

3) Phrase method    4) Story method

15. The technique of scanning is used while …….….

1) reading heading and sub headings to understand the main points

2) looking at the illustrations to comprehend the main idea of the text

3) reading the title to anticipate the content of the article

4) reading for the specific information in the text

16. When one is looking up for the departure of train in the newspaper, one is….

1) looking for information   2) reading   

3) skimming   4) scanning

17. Role-plays taken up by students to act out what might happen in situation enhances the skills of ….….

1) listening   2) speaking

3) reading   4) writing

18. Intensive listening happens ….….….

1) While listening   2) Pre-listening

3) Post-listening   4) Automatic listening

19. Extensive reading is meant for….….….

1) Getting every details of the passage

2) Getting the gist of the passage

3) Improve the speed of the reading

4) The learner at nursery school level

20. The following is critical listening

1) Listening to inform

2) Listening to communicate

3) Listening to evaluate

4) Listening to solve problems

21. The following promotes through understanding of the content or concept.

1) Intensive reading   2) Scanning

3) Skimming    4) Checking

22. Reading headings and sub headings comes under this strategy of reading

1) Intensive reading   2) Scanning

3) Skimming   4) Extensive reading

23. What is the best ‘reading’ in Dr. West’s view….

1) Intensive reading    2) Silent reading

3) Reading aloud   4) Extensive reading

24. It is a dictionary in which one can find words and phrases by which the idea may be most aptly expressed

1) Oxford dictionary   2) Encyclopedia

3) Thesaurus   4) World book

25. Listening to evaluate is called ….

1) Therapeutic listening

2) Appreciative listening

3) Critical listening

4) Discriminative listening

26. The final control and command over a language is decided by testing the skills of:

1) writing skills   2) listening

3) reading   4) speaking

27. Listening to the directions of the somebody to reach a place comes under:
1) dry listening   2) extensive listening

3) intensive listening   4) casual listening

28. Reading is

1) a receptive skill

2) a productive skill

3) a non-receptive skill

4) an organizational skill

29. The purpose of using a supplementary reader is to encourage:

1) learning pronunciation

2) extensive reading

3) intensive reading

4) learning grammar

30. The purpose of critical listening is

1) To judge   2) To enjoy

3) To appreciate   4) To entertain

31. Who is the father of Listening...

1) Dodson   2) James Brown

3) Raimes   4) Munby

32. Put the following stages in a sequence according to Alphabetic Method of teaching reading:

A: the words are taught

B: continuous text is giving

C: made to read short sentences

D: letter of the Alphabet are taught

1) A, C, B & D   2) A, B, C & D

3) B, C, D & A   4) D, A, C & B

33. The ‘Phonic Method’ of teaching reading follows certain stages. They are given below. Put them in a sequence.

A: teaching vowels

B: teaching syllables

C: teaching phrases

D: teaching words

1) A, B, D & C   2) D, C, A & B

3) B, C, D & A   4) A, D, C & B

34. A teacher is teaching ‘reading’. He is using syllables at the basic unit. The method followed by the teacher is:

1) Alphabetic method   2) Syllabic method

3) Word method    4) Sentence method

35. Identify the wrong statement

1) Silent reading enhances the learner’s compression

2) Silent reading helps learners to improve their speed of reading

3) Silent reading helps learners to read with concentrations

4) Silent reading helps learners to improve their pronunciation.


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Writer: Putnam Ravi Kumar

Posted Date : 09-05-2024

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