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Moodle 1.9 for Second Language Teaching by Jeff Stanford

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Activity 3: Investigating texts using Quiz

Aim: Using quiz to investigate texts

Moodle modules: Quiz

Extra programs: None

Ease of setup: ***

As noted elsewhere, Quiz can be a useful module for practicing different language skills. This is primarily because we can build in helpful feedback and because we can allow students to spend as much time as they want practicing.

There are various ways that Quiz can help students listen. Here are some examples:

  • Listening and matching: students listen for gist information and match answers to general questions about the text.
  • Ordering task for arranging events in a sequence.
  • Multiple-choice for information transfer, identifying speakers' attitudes, and identifying numbers.
  • Gap-fill tasks:

    Students listen to a song, ...

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