NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA
14/16 AHMADU BELLO WAY, LAGOS
SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
MAY/JUNE 2013 EXAMINATION
COURSE CODE: EDU 720
COURSE TITLE: ENGLISH METHODS, CREDIT UNITS: 2
TIME ALLOWED: 2 HOURS
INSTRUCTION: Attempt ANY THREE question.
1a. Name and describe the functions of speaking.
1b. Name and describe at least three skills you will teach your students to be able to perform each of the functions in (A) above.
- Compare and contrast the audiolingual method and the situational context method by describing four (4) of their main features and two of their shortcomings.
3a. Match the columns on the left with the definitions on the right.
|Skimming||Reading to extract detailed information|
|Scanning||Reading a text to get the gist of the content|
|Extensive||Reading to find a particular piece of information|
|Intensive||Reading to get general information|
3b. Discuss four (4) strategies you can use to prepare students for a listening experience.
4a. Define dramatic literature.
4b. State with illustration four (4) difficulties you may encounter while teaching drama.
4c. Mention five (5) essential internal characteristics of a poem you will highlight in your lesson plan for a senior secondary ii class.