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ALLAMA IQBAL OPEN UNIVERSITY, ISLAMABAD

(SecondaryTeacher Education Department)
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Course: Teaching of English (1655) Semester: Spring, 2017
Level: ADE/ B. Ed 4 years Total Marks: 100
Pass Marks: 50
Note:
1. Response to each question should not be less than 1200 words.
2. Write answers in your own words after reading the textbook.
3. Avoid irrelevant information, reproduction from any text and give a
critical analysis of the questions asked for.
4. Write your assignment in legible handwriting.
5. Give source in case of quoting any material.
6. Submit the assignment on or before specified date.
7. Late assignment will not be accepted in any case.

Assignment No. 1
(Units 1-4)
Note: All questions are compulsory and carry equal marks.

Q.1 Explain elements of language learning. Also discuss psychological and
linguistic principles of language learning with the help of relevant
examples.

Q.2 Describe the nature, merits and demerits of Direct Teaching Method for
teaching of English.

Q.3 Compare structural approach and situational approach for teaching
English. Which approach according to you can be prove to be more
effective in our context and why?

Q.4 Discuss the factors that affect learning pronunciation. Also explain the
advantages and disadvantages of imitation method for teaching
pronunciation at elementary level.

Q.5 What are different types of vocabulary? Discuss the commonly used
tests for assessing students' vocabulary?

2 (Units 5-9) Total Marks: 100 Pass Marks: 150 Note: All questions are compulsory and carry equal marks.4 Highlight the role of assessment in Teaching English and describe the principles and guidelines for constructing multiple choice items.5 Discuss the need and advantages of using audio visual aid in teaching of English. Q. Also discuss inductive method of teaching grammar with examples. Q. Q. Assignment No.3 Explain the concepts of traditional and transformational grammar. Q. Highlight the considerations teacher should take into account while teaching writing. Highlight educational value of PowerPoint slides in this context. Q.2 Discuss the stages of teaching mechanics of writing.1 Critically discuss general procedure and techniques of teaching listening in the context of teaching of English in Pakistan at Elementary level. .