Short Questions with Answers of TEFL

What are the effective principles of language teaching in Pakistan?

The effective principles of language teaching are provide maximum opportunity to learn, maintain academic focus, have high expectations, show enthusiasm, use different strategies for students motivation and productivity, familiar to unfamiliar, easy to hard task and use clear instructions.

Should all the TEFL teacher be dynamic? Explain briefly.

Yes, should all the TEFL teacher be dynamic because the learning material is rapidly changing and use of technology in teaching learning process is increasing day by day.

Some vocabulary items are hard to teach than the others. Comment

Some unfamiliar vocabulary items are hard to teach than familiar items because unfamiliar item needs different strategies to teach like etymology of words, words associations and synonyms antonyms.

List some factor affecting foreign language learning in Pakistan.

Factors affecting foreign language learning in Pakistan are political instability, religious discrimination, non-availability of budgets and non-availability of language laboratories and equipment.


How will you differentiate between TEFL and TESOL?

TEFL stands for Teaching of English as Foreign Language. It means teaching of English in a country where English is not native language. For example: teaching of English in Pakistan.
TESOL stands for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. It means the teaching of English to those people whose mother language is not English either in English native countries or non-English native countries. Continue reading “Short Questions with Answers of TEFL”

Questions with short answers of the novel “Things Fall Apart” by Chinua Achebe

Why does not Okonkwo have patience with his father?

Okonkwo does not have any patience with his father because he is a lazy man and indebted person, drinking and marry making is his doing.

What is Okonkwo’s reputation in his village?

Okonkwo is well reputed in his village and also in neighbour villages. He is a famous wrestler, warrior and prosperous person in these villages.

Who is “Agbala” in the novel Things Fall Apart?

Agbala is the priestess of caves and oracles. When Ezenma was sick the priestess of Agbala took her to caves and returned as healthy.

Who is “Ojiugo” in the novel Things Fall Apart?

Ojiugo is the third wife of Okonkwo. Once Okonkwo beaten her during the holy week.

When does Okonkwo beat his youngest wife?

Okonkwo beaten his youngest wife Ojiugo during the holy week.


Who is Ikemefuna in the novel Things Fall Apart?

Ikemefuna is a young boy came under the care of Okonkwo in reconciliation between two villages Mbaino and Umofia. Continue reading “Questions with short answers of the novel “Things Fall Apart” by Chinua Achebe”

Short Questions and Answers of Tess of d’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

Is Tess a pure woman?

Tess is not pure physically as Hardy himself calls her “maiden no more” but the loss of virginity under the circumstances like rape does not loss the purity. She is pure in her attention and soul.

How does the novel Tess of d’Urbervilles reflect a naturalistic theme?

Nature is an important theme in Tess of D’Urbervilles. Hardy uses the nature to express the emotions and feelings of Tess, when Tess is happy the nature also presents spring time, blue sky and flowers but at Flintcomb-Ash Dairy the hardships of work and hard weather heighten the sadness of Tess.

What does the person tell Mr. Durbeyfield?

The person calls Mr. Durbeyfield with the name of Sir John and tells him that he is belongs to noble family of D’Urbervilles.

What does Mr. Durbeyfield do after he talks to the person?

He orders to a boy that he sent a carriage for him which takes him to home.

Where does Angel first see Tess?
Angel first sees Tess at the May Day dance in Marlot.



Continue reading “Short Questions and Answers of Tess of d’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy”

Short Questions and Answers of Linguistics

How is language Arbitrary?

There is no logical relation between the sound or written word and the object. Same object have different names in different areas shows that there is no logical relation between word and object. So, language is arbitrary.

How is linguistics a Science?

Linguistics is the scientific study/ systematic study of language. In linguistics the method is applied by making observations, testing hypotheses and deriving theories. So, linguistics is a science but social science not a practical science.

What is meant by Synchronic and Diachronic study of language?

Synchronic study of language is the study of language at a fix point or present but Diachronic study of language is the study of language change or study of language through history.

How does Ferdinand de Saussure make a distinction between Langue and Parole?

According to Ferdinand de Saussure the distinction between langue and parole is that langue is the structure of language in the mind/grammar of language in mind and the parole is the speech or written language.


Continue reading “Short Questions and Answers of Linguistics”