Answer the following question in about 600 words.
1. “Grammar translation method is now outdated as opinion in ELT has shifted from content – based teaching to skill – based teaching”. Do you agree ? Discuss bringing out the difference between content based and skill – based teaching.
Discuss the role of English in India bringing out the objectives of teaching English in our schools.
2. Answer the following question in about 600 words.
“Reading is perhaps the most important language skill to be learnt by students in India”. Discuss.
“Writing is a creative process of reaching out for one’s thoughts and discovering them. Writing as such is a process of meaning making”. Discuss.
3. Attempt any four of the following questions in about 150 words each.
(a) Write a note on pre – listening phase in the context of a class for developing listening skill.
(b) Write a note on the importance of Group work in developing oral skills.
(c) How does role play help in developing speaking skill ?
(d) Write a note on extensive reading.
(e) How will you select the vocabulary items you want to teach in your class ?
(f) What do you understand by integrated grammar texts ?
Answer the following question in about 600 words :
4. What are the essential components of a lesson plan ? Prepare a plan for teaching composition to class IX students.