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Time: 3 hours
Maximum Weightage: 70%

Note: (i) All the four questions are compulsory.
(ii) All the questions carry equal weightage.

1. Answer the following question in about 600 words.

What are the unique individual characteristics of the learner that influence learning? Discuss these in the context of teaching English as a second language.


What is a cognitive style? Discuss the cognitive styles important for developing communicative skills in second language learning.

2. Answer the following question in about 600 words.

What do you understand by 'methods of teaching language'? Discuss the relationship between approach, method and techniques of language teaching using a suitable example.


What are the important components of a lesson plan? Discuss your answer by illustrating instructional objectives for a poetry lesson for any class you teach.

3. Answer any four of the following questions in about 150 words each

(i) What are the three kinds of listening materials that can be used by a teacher? List one advantage and one disadvantage of each material.

(ii) Write at least four characteristics of an effective oral skills lesson.

(iii) What is alexia and how does it affect one's reading ability?

(iv) What are 'signpost' questions?

(v) Frame two test items for testing reading comprehension.

(vi) What is the significance of vocabulary games?

4. Answer the following question in about 600 words. Discuss the methods of marking composition with suitable examples.

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