1. Intensive reading refers to reading which students do often away from the classroom. true false .
2. Extensive reading involves reading for pleasure. true false .
3. Intensive reading is usually accompanied by study activities. true false.
4. When you want to look for a telephone number, or are interested in knowing what is on TV at a certain time, you skim the information. true false.
5. When you want to get a general idea of what a text is about, you skim it. true false.
6. Students have more thinking time when they attempt spontaneous reading than when they write. true false.
7. Guided writing occurs when students are given models to follow and what they write looks very much like the original text. true false.
8. In acrostic poems, the letters that start each line, when read downwards, form a word which is the topic of the poem. true false.
9. In simulations, students act as if they were in a real-life situation. true false.
10. Constant interruption from the teacher will benefit the purpose of the speaking activity. true false.
11. Most students want to be able to understand what people are saying to them in English, either face-toface, on TV, on the radio, etc. true false.
12. When a teacher reformulates a statement, he repeats what the student has said, emphasizing the mistake. true false.
13. The expression “I done it yesterday” is a correct variety of the use of do in some parts of Britain. So, it is perfectly correct for certain regions. true false.
14. The listening that occurs away from the classroom is the intensive one. true false.
15. In live listening, the speaker cannot interact with the audience. true false.
16. In the case of live listening, students should be encouraged to ask for repetition and clarification when they need it. true false.
17. Much recorded speech on the radio or on the Internet is authentic. true false.
18. Questions such as: “I’m sorry”, “I don’t understand what X means”, “Could you repeat that?” are useful in live listening. true false.
19. Teachers are free to adapt the lesson by rewriting parts of it, replacing some of the activities, reordering activities or reducing the number of activities in the sequence. true false.
20. One of the first things teachers should do is to pilot a book with a class, so they can assess their strengths and weaknesses. true false.
21. Lack of plan may suggest a level of professionalism by part of the teacher. true false.
22. A plan helps to remind teachers what they intended to do ─especially if they get distracted or momentarily forget what they have proposed. true false.
23. Teacher should consider students’ background and characteristics when planning. true false.
24. There is one particular situation in which planning is especially important, and that is when the teacher is to be judged as good or bad as part of the teachers’ performance assessment. true false.
25. The core of the plan is in the description of how it will be executed. true false.
26. The students’ age, level, cultural background and individual characteristics don’t matter when deciding what activities and methods to use in the classroom. true false.
27. The purpose of an exit test is to find out not only what students know, but also what they don’t know. true false.
28. Progress tests have the function of seeing how the students are getting on with the lessons, and how well they have assimilated what they have been taught. true false.
29. Achievement tests include a variety of test types and measure the students’ abilities in all four skills, as well as their knowledge of grammar and vocabulary. true false.
30. Continuous assessment helps teachers to measure their students’ achievement done all through the learning period and not just at the end. true false.
31. A placement test is an instrument used at the end of a lesson, unit or academic semester to grasp evidence of learning without any specific purpose. true false.
32. A portfolio is a collection of a students’ work which he or she gradually adds to and which can be used to give a grade at the end of a semester or as part of a scheme of continuous assessment. true false.
33. A good tests needs to be valid; that is, it does what it says it will. true false.
34. Integrative testing means testing one thing at a time. true false.
35. Motivation refers to the overall capacity of teachers to manage the classroom in difficult situations when fill-in and cloze activities are demanded. true false.
36. In transformation items, students are asked to change the form of listening material to show their progress in speaking aloud. true false.
37. Direct Test Items are crucial elements in the process of speaking and live listening instruction materials. true false.
38. One of the suggested alternatives to avoid subjectivity when marking is the creation of scales for a range of different items. true false.
39. When designing tests for our classes, it is helpful to make a list of the things we want to test. true false.
40. When marking tests, especially progress tests we design ourselves, we need to strike a balance Pag. 3 de 4 between totally subjective one-mark-only evaluation on the one hand, and over-complexity in markingscale on the other. true false.
41. When writing progress tests, it is important to try to work out what our students want to achieve, otherwise we can increase the confidence on them. true false.
42. Direct test items are much more difficult to mark than indirect items. true false.
43. The same material can be used to assign different tasks. true false.
44. In peer help, better students cannot be helpful for weaker ones. true false.
45. When using pairwork and groupwork with large classes, it is important to give clear instructions and good feedback. true false.
46. In order to create an English environment in the class, eachers can allow students to use their native language. true false.
47. After students have received their tasks, they should just glance at their grades, put them into a folder and never look at them again. true false.
48. Students who show problem behavior have to be asked to leave the class. true false.
49. The respect for the teacher’s ´professionalism may be diminished if the class sees sarcasm as a weapon to control problem behavior. true false.
50. Quiet students speak more when they are playing a role in which they don’t have to be themselves. true false.