Total Physical Response: Method & Examples


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The teaching strategy that combines physical movement with verbal input is known as _____.

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1. Which of the following instructions would be most comprehensible for a beginning second language learner student with almost no proficiency in the target language?

2. Which of the following is NOT a benefit of TPR?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Assess your understanding of the TPR method by completing this quiz and worksheet. Questions focus on examples of TPR implementation and its various benefits.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Questions test knowledge of:

  • The incorporation of TPR into class instruction
  • Benefits of TPR discussed in the lesson
  • Phrases difficult to pre-teach in TPR prior to reading

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify an example of instruction appropriate for a second language learner student with no proficiency in the target language
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the term that describes a teaching strategy that utilizes physical movement and verbal input
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on TPR method

Additional Learning

Total Physical Response: Method & Examples is a lesson that will teach you more about this teaching strategy. The objectives covered include:

  • Know what makes TPR a good strategy
  • Review explicit instruction
  • Understand how to implement TPR