Simulado Seminários em LI Estudos Linguísticos

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	In the Business Dictionary, we find the following definition of __________________:
Two-way process of reaching mutual understanding, in which participants not only exchange (encode-decode) information, news, ideas and feelings but also create and share meaning. In general, communication is a means of connecting people or places.
This definition refers to:
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	The advantage of presenting a seminar individually is that:
	you will be the only person responsible for the entire presentation and you will not have to worry about your partners¿ performance. 
	when it¿s a group seminar, the presentation might be quite inconsistent, especially if the group members did not meet before and have not agreed upon what each person has to do and in what order 
	there¿s going to be a lot of exchange between all the group members and it might lead you to think about things you might not have thought 
	the preparation requires both group and individual work.
	it can be very tiring for one person to present the whole topic by him/herself. 
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	Applied linguistics is a term that seems to have originated in the USA in the 1940s, and:
	It refers to an interdisciplinary field of study which aims at investigating issues in the real world in which language is implicated. 
	It is the basis for theoretical linguistics. 
	It is the basis of science. 
	It refers to a very basic way of teaching.
	It comes from Saussure theory only. 
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	Read the list of items below:
I. It assumes a fixed and measurable reality 
II. Data are reported in the language of the informant
III. It is concerned with discovering facts about social phenomena 
IV. Data are collected through measuring things 
V. It is concerned with understanding human behavior from the informant's perspective 
VI. Data are collected through participant observation and interviews 
► Which of the items above are connected with Qualitative Research?
	III, IV and VI
	I, II and III
	I, III and V
	IV, V and VI
	II, V and VI
Qualitative research is defined as a research method that focuses on obtaining data through open-ended and conversational communication. This method is not only about ''what'' people think but also ''why'' they think so.
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	In order to adapt themselves and their practice to the needs of a changing society and to improve the quality of their teaching, teachers should rethink their role in the classroom. In fact, instead of merely transmitting knowledge which is produced in universities by researchers, teachers should be able to reflect upon the subject they teach, adapt it and their teaching to their students¿ needs, as well as produce knowledge themselves. It makes all teachers kind of:
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	The methodology that focuses on communicating in correct written English is
	Grammar-translation Method
	Direct Method
	Communicative Language Teaching
	The Silent Way
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	As far as quantitative inquiry is concerned, one can say that it is NOT their limitation
	The approach is static and rigid. 
	A subjective view of the researcher 
	It might miss contextual details. 
	Sometimes quantity is not relevant for the study.
	Results might be limited. 
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	Ferrance (2000) defines ______________as: ... a process in which participants examine their own educational practice systematically and carefully, using the techniques of research.
The definition above refers to:
	Quantitative research
	Action Research
	educational problems
	Qualitative research
	scientific inquiry
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	Questionnaires can be useful tools. Which of the items below DOES NOT constitute one advantage of using questionnaires as research documents?
	They can be administered by the researcher or by a number of people.
	A large sample of information can be gathered from a large number of people in a relatively short period of time at a low cost.
	They can be used for enquiring about sensitive topics, which respondents might feel uncomfortable talking about.
	They are relatively simple to administer and easy to analyze.
	They are impersonal.
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	Read the text below:
When manipulating verbal language, it is of the utmost importance that cohesive and coherent techniques are manipulated so that communication flows the best way possible. Bearing this idea in mind, consider the following use of the English language:
''My friend Anna tried every means possible. Nevertheless1, she2 could not steer the boat out of the storm''.
► The highlighted elements above exemplify, respectively, two cases of cohesive techniques. Which ones?
	Lexical-Grammatical Cohesion (conjunction) and Grammatical Cohesion (personal)
	Grammatical Cohesion (demonstrative) and Grammatical Cohesion (ellipsis)
	Lexical Cohesion (repetition) and Lexical Cohesion (synonym)
	Lexical Cohesion (reiteration) and Lexical-Grammatical Cohesion (conjunction)
	Lexical Cohesion (hypernym) and Grammatical Cohesion (personal) 
		Explicação: Based on the text content, we can see use of a conjunction and a personal pronoun.

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