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1. 
From our point of view, vertical and hierarchical means of communication should always emerge within our Foreign Language classroom
A.
TRUE
B.
FALSE
2. 
One of our main aims as teachers is that of building a fairer and more democratic society
A.
TRUE
B.
FALSE
3. 
Language should not be considered as an aim, but rather as a useful tool to communicate, feeling the need to achieve a methodological revolution if wishing to change the current Educative System in which students take an active part within the classroom
A.
TRUE
B.
FALSE
4. 
Who proposed the following quote?: “Defining what we understand by language and its culture will mean to say what kind of society we want to live in”.
A.
Chomsky
B.
Gardner
C.
Kaplún
D.
Siemens
5. 
This theory corresponds to a two-way model (bidirectional), where there is a sender that transmits a message through a channel to a receiver, which receives this information and responds by sending "a negative feedback"
A.
Mathematical Theory
B.
Educommunication Theory
C.
Semiotic Theory
D.
Functionalist Theory
6. 
According to Sapir, 'language is a purely human and non-instinctive method of communicating ideas, emotions and desires by means of voluntarily produced symbols'
A.
TRUE
B.
FALSE
7. 
Teaching consists of transferring knowledge rather than creating the possibilities for production and construction
A.
TRUE
B.
FALSE
8. 
Connectivism considers the use of the digital media and ICT, with the main aim of creating digital expert students.
A.
TRUE
B.
FALSE
9. 
According to Matthews, this sub-skill related to writing considers writing with coherence in order to summarize relevant points
A.
Graphic skills
B.
Organizational skill
C.
Stylistic skill
D.
Rhetorical skill
10. 
Choose the incorrect sentence:
A.
The four linguistic skills should be learnt at the same time and to the same extent
B.
Especially at the beginning of Primary Education, reading and writing should be kept to a minimum
C.
It would be desirable that written skills are reached at the end of Primary Education
D.
The current legislation emphasises oral skills over written skills in Primary Education
11. 
According to the Communicative Competence, the four skills must be worked on and integrated at the same time and to the same extent.
A.
TRUE
B.
FALSE
12. 
Identifying the topic, predicting and guessing information using their prior knowledge, inferring the meaning from context or deducing the opinion and attitude of the speaker correspond to some strategies that students can put into practice regarding the listening skill.
A.
TRUE
B.
FALSE
13. 
The terms culture and communication are inseparable. In fact, nobody can learn a language without some exposure to its culture. Through the learning of a language and its culture our students will be taught to avoid stereotypes and negative prejudices, encouraging tolerance, respect and empathy among others.
A.
TRUE
B.
FALSE
14. 
Choose the incorrect sentence:
A.
Nobody can learn a language without some exposure to its culture
B.
Culture and language are inseparable, being interrelated and complementing each other
C.
Linguistic diversity is considered to be a key element in European culture heritage
D.
Language on its own can help us to avoid stereotypes in the target language, encouraging tolerance, respect and empathy
15. 
Effective communication in a foreign language is more than just elaborating grammatically correct sentences, involving the appreciation and respect of its speakers and their culture.
A.
TRUE
B.
FALSE
16. 
The ultimate goal of education will be developing on students the contents proposed within our Decree, rather than just developing on students a sense of socialization, respect, tolerance and democracy, so that they become whole human beings.
A.
TRUE
B.
FALSE
17. 
As a result of this new conception of the language centred on social and cultural practices, new ways of teaching a language and its culture have appeared as a result:
A.
Establishing a sphere of interculturality
B.
Teaching culture as an interpersonal process
C.
Teaching culture as difference
D.
All of them are correct
18. 
Regarding the ways we can teach English to Spanish students in order to stimulate their curiosity about the target culture, choose the incorrect sentence:
A.
Coming into contact with native speakers in the students´ country
B.
Working with non-authentic materials
C.
Developing culture-based activities
D.
Celebrating international festivities and celebrations
19. 
The development of cultural awareness is not an easy task. At Primary level, students are easily bad influenced towards foreign cultures. In that way, our main goal as teachers will be that of ambassador.
A.
TRUE
B.
FALSE
20. 
End the following quote: “Defining what we understand by language and its culture …”
A.
... will mean to say how communication, and therefore the Communicative Competence can be reached”
B.
... will mean to say what kind of society we want to live in”
C.
... will help us to avoid negative stereotypes within the target language”
D.
... will help us increase intercultural awareness and stimulate our students’ intellectual curiosity”
21. 
The concept of Communicative Competence was firstly introduced by Hymes, who argued that it was impossible for people to acquire a language by simple repetition and reinforcement.
A.
TRUE
B.
FALSE
22. 
Anybody could learn a language just with linguistic knowledge, without any exposure to its culture
A.
TRUE
B.
FALSE
23. 
Linguistics describes the aspects of language, being interested in what is said, rather than what should be said, with no rules or correctness, emphasizing fluency over accuracy, with students acquiring the foreign language in a free and natural way
A.
TRUE
B.
FALSE
24. 
Phonetics is concerned with how sounds are produced (acoustic), transmitted (articulatory) and perceived (auditory), and on the other hand, phonology is concerned with how speech sounds function in relation to each other in a particular language
A.
TRUE
B.
FALSE
25. 
With regard to the historical attitudes, written language has traditionally considered to be superior to spoken language for many centuries, due to:
A.
The impact of grammar
B.
Skills integration
C.
The influence of literature
D.
The Communicative Competence
26. 
Currently, linguists no longer consider one means of communication to be better than the other, as they are usually said to be reciprocal, complementing each other.
A.
TRUE
B.
FALSE
27. 
Skills integration can be defined as the interrelation or combination of the four linguistic skills, not using them in an isolated way, but rather integrating them all at once.
A.
TRUE
B.
FALSE
28. 
Our main goal as English teachers will be to allow our students acquire the concepts, procedures and attitudes established on the Decree, instead of achieving the Communicative Competence.
A.
TRUE
B.
FALSE
29. 
Written skill in which young writers have to use the most appropriate writing style, according to their purpose: expressive (feelings), transactional (logical statements) or poetic (imaginary experiences), considering both formal and informal writing:
A.
Motor skill
B.
Graphic skill
C.
Organisational skill
D.
Functional skill
30. 
Some methodological principles need to be followed in order to achieve suitable teaching-learning activities, both in reading and writing. Choose the one that does not fit:
A.
Definite goals need to be established
B.
We should focus on testing, rather than teaching
C.
Active participation from students should be prompted
D.
All in all, any activity should have a communicative purpose
31. 
Errors should always be avoided, as they no longer take part of the Teaching Learning Process, being a negative evidence that learning is taking place.
A.
TRUE
B.
FALSE
32. 
Four stages involved in the learning to write process would be preparation, consolidation, differentiation and integration.
A.
TRUE
B.
FALSE
33. 
Vowels differ from consonants in that, from an articulatory point of view, there is no noticeable obstruction to the air-stream in the oral cavity during its production (as the air passes from the larynx to the lips or nostrils in a relatively unimpeded way).
A.
TRUE
B.
FALSE
34. 
According to the manner of articulation, consonants can be:
A.
Bilabial and dental, among others
B.
Plosive, fricative and affricate, among others
C.
Voiced and voiceless
D.
Fortis and lenis
35. 
Speech sounds that function as consonants in the syllable
A.
Tripthongs
B.
Phonemes
C.
Semivowels
D.
Minimal pairs
36. 
Phonology is the science that studies the sound system, studying how sounds are combined in a language in order to express meanings, dealing with prosodic features.
A.
TRUE
B.
FALSE
37. 
There are many principal reasons for the discrepancy between the written representation of many English words and their actual pronunciation. Choose the incorrect sentence:
A.
English is a mixture of many languages.
B.
A mixture of spelling patterns is used.
C.
There was not a standardised system of spelling throughout the country, and as a result, people used to spell things according to their accent
D.
The current spelling system does not actually consider borrowings from any dialect
38. 
In general terms, English spelling is considered to be difficult and unpredictable, despite being 75% regular
A.
TRUE
B.
FALSE
39. 
According to Mathews, the ability to express precise meaning in a variety of styles and registers is called:
A.
Graphic skills
B.
Stylistic skills
C.
Rhetorical skills
D.
Organisational skills
40. 
Study of the physical aspects of the symbols that constitute writing systems, whose unit is the symbol
A.
Graphetics
B.
Graphology
C.
Graphemes
D.
Orthography
41. 
Relationship between words that have the same form, either the same sound or same spelling, but have unrelated meanings (train “means of transport” and “teach”).
A.
Hyponymy
B.
Polysemy
C.
Homonymy
D.
Synonymy
42. 
The ways in which the words of a language relate among themselves in a logical way concerning meaning
A.
Semantic fields
B.
Syntagmatic relationship
C.
Paradigmatic relationships
D.
Lexical fields
43. 
Lexical fields are the ways in which the words of a language relate among themselves in a logical way concerning meaning, being concerned with:
A.
Sense relationships
B.
Polysemy
C.
Incompatibility
D.
None of them
44. 
Theory that consists of a list of 2000 frequent words considered as basic vocabulary for English language learners, organised like a dictionary, with brief definitions and examples
A.
Semantic field
B.
Basic English
C.
General Service List
D.
Threshold Level
45. 
Nowadays grammar should be taught and learnt in a very practical way in the classroom, from a communicative point of view, with learners communicating their ideas, feelings and attitudes, rather than learning by heart a set of structures, through repetitive and monotonous activities or drills.
A.
TRUE
B.
FALSE
46. 
Acronyms, affixation, blendings or borrowings would be some examples of:
A.
Inflectional morphemes
B.
Free morphemes
C.
Functional morphemes
D.
Derivational morphemes
47. 
Smallest meaningful unit of the language that has its own meaning
A.
Morpheme
B.
Phoneme
C.
Lexeme
D.
Syntax
48. 
Branch or discipline of linguistics that studies how words join to form clauses and then sentences, being concerned with the function of words and their rules
A.
Morphology
B.
Affixation
C.
Pragmatics
D.
Syntax
49. 
Its main disadvantage is that knowledge depends on memorizing, rather than understanding the language: Besides, interaction, communication and participation are not even enhanced
A.
Silent Way
B.
Direct Method
C.
Grammar-Translation Method
D.
Total Physical Response
50. 
It is based on the power of suggestion in learning, the notion being that positive suggestion would make the learner more receptive and, in turn, stimulate learning. Thus, physical surroundings and atmosphere within the classroom are the vital factors to make sure that the students feel comfortable and confident
A.
Suggestopedia
B.
Cooperative Language Learning
C.
Task-Based Approach
D.
Gouin Series