Teaching English to Young Children (TEYL): Mid Term Examination

Answer the following questions!

NOTE:
– The Points prescribed here are the maximum points. Your actual points will depend on how well you answer each question.
– You must not answer all questions. You, however, are expected to collect 100 points.

1. What is the difference between ESL and EFL? (10 points)
2. Would you mention and explain the elements of behaviorist approach? (20 points)
3. Making errors is considered very bad in behaviorist approach? Why is it so? (15 points)
4. What does comprehensible input mean and how teachers can provide input for the learners? (20 points)
5. How may theory of multiple intelligence be applied in the classroom? What arrangement is necessary to do? (20 points)
6. Do you agree that all children are active learners? If so, why do some children appear to lack motivation? (20 points)
7. Would you explain -with examples- The Questioning Cycle ‘Notice – Want – Challenge – Play – Succeed – Link’ in the case of children learning English? (20 points)
8. Would you mention and elaborate the characteristics of active learners? (In answering this question, you may refer to Piaget) (15 points)
9. Would you explain the Piaget’s statement : ‘It is through taking action to solve problem that learning occurs’? (15 points)
10. What is the difference between ‘assimilation’ and ‘accommodation’ in Piagetian psychology? (10 points)
11. Can you explain what ZPD (zone of proximal Development) of Vygotsky mean? (15 points)
12. Would you explain the significant difference(s) between Piaget and Vygotsky concerning the issue of (language) learning? (15 points)
13. What does ‘scaffolding’ as labeled by Bruner mean? (15 points)
=== good luck ===

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