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|Title: ||THE NATURE AND KINDS OF QUESTIONS TEACHERS AND STUDENTS ASK IN THE ENGLISH CLASSROOMS OF SECONDARY SCHOOLS|
|Authors: ||ZERIHUN, MEKONNEN|
|Advisors: ||Dr. Tilahun Gamta|
|Keywords: ||QUESTIONS TEACHERS AND STUDENTS ASK|
ENGLISH CLASSROOMS OF SECONDARY SCHOOLS
|Copyright: ||Jun-1995 |
|Date Added: ||28-Nov-2012 |
|Abstract: ||The main purpose of the study is to identify the
kind of questions asked by teachers and students in the
English language classrooms.
The selected schools for this study are Yekatit 12
Senior Secondary School, Entoto Technical, Vocational and
Academic School, Ethiopia Tikedom Number One Secondary
School, Tikur Anbesa Senior Secondary School and Misrak
Comprehensive Senior Secondary School.
The results of the study show that teachers use
knowledge and comprehension level questions in the
recorded lessons. Table 4 shows that 121 questions or
78.43 per cent of the total questions are classified
under knowledge level. Twenty-nine questions or 18.95
per cent of the total questions are comprehension
The distribution of questions 1n the classroom is
shown on table five. The result shows that 76 questions
or 49.67 per cent of the total questions are answered by
volunteers and 38 questions or 24 _84 per cent of the
total questions are answered by the whole class.
Nineteen questions or 12.42 per cent of the questions are
also answered by randomly asked students.Lastly, table six shows that 57 questions are good
questions. On the other hand, loosely-worded, repeated,
multiple, rhetorical, ambiguous, elliptical and limited
questions share the remaining 96 questions.
The teachers ask 30.6 questions on an average per
|Appears in:||Thesis - Teaching English as a Foreign Language|
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