NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA
14/16 AHMADU BELLO WAY, VICTORIA ISLAND, LAGOS
SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
MARCH/APRIL 2014 EXAMINATION
COURSE CODE: EDU720
COURSE TITLE: ENGLISH METHODS CREDIT UNITS: 2
TIME ALLOWED: 2 HOURS
INSTRUCTION: Answer Question 1 and any other 2 questions.
1a. Explain 4 important clues that can help you in the use of acquired words. 12mks.
1b. Define affixation. 3mks. 1c. List 5 ways of creating new words in English language. 5mks.
1d. List 2 methods of word formation through affixation and give 4 examples of each. 10mks
2a. What is applied linguistics? 5mks
2b. Differentiate between (i) approach, (ii) method, (iii) technique (iv) design and (v) procedure. 15mks
3a. Define reading comprehension. 2.5mks.
3b. List and explain 7 types of questions to expect in reading comprehension. 17.5mks
4. Write short notes on the following:
i. English as second language ii. Importance of teaching literature in secondary schools
iii. Achievement tests iv. Curriculum. V. Descriptive writing. 20mks.
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