BaseLine Study 2014 Second Phase

Conducted by Department of English and Communication,Shillong  Autumn Semester, 2015

PART A
Name
Department:
Choose one of the following answers
Language spoken at home:

PART B


To know English well at the level of Graduation is
Choose one of the following answers
Necessary for effective communication
Required for professional growth
Not necessary
Not required
No answer
English Learning for you becomes easy when
Choose one of the following answers
Teachers are not very strict
Lessons are connected to everyday life
There is a lot of practice in the classroom
Teacher is disclipined
No answer
Learning English for you means
Choose one of the following answers
To speak well
To write well
To pass an examination or test
To get a good job
No answer
To communicate in English for you means 
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To convey a message in English using correct grammar
To convey a message in English without using proper grammar
To convey a message in English using the right words
To say a few words in English
No answer
You would like to learn English
Choose one of the following answers
To communicate everyday
To score high marks
To get a good job
To speak and write well whenever required
No answer

PART C


Which of these words is spelt correctly?
Check any that apply
pronouncation
grammer
indigenous
mischevious
definition
dryers
residants
verson
decisive
concesssion
For the following subquestions A to E, please give the antonym of the given words:
A) Initial:
Check any that apply
First
Final
Close
End
B) Structure:
Check any that apply
Line
Layout
Random
Routine
C) Experiential:
Check any that apply
Factual
Theoretical
Empirical
Practical
D) Claim:
Check any that apply
Rejoin
Reject
Reinstate
Recall
E) Pacify:
Check any that apply
Pitiful
Praise
Please
Pressurize
Correct the following sentences ( sub question A to C) if necessary.

A) Phrang is determined to work hard as he aspires to be a Medical Laboratory Technologist.


B) It is importance for each and every persons to work hard to succeed and to be confidence.


C) Bakordor is curious to know how experiential learning can help in improving language proficiency.


Fill in the missing words:

____(i)______ (Most/ Many/ More) of our peoples are ____(ii)_____ (small/few/less) in numbers. Some ___(iii)__ (has/had/have) ____(iv)______ (people/populations/peoples) of just a few thousand, or even just a few hundred. But we all ____(v)___ (has/had/have) our own ____(vi)_____ (discreet/ distinct/disowned) language, culture, customary laws, and social and political _____(vii)______ (insights/ institutions/ inklings) that are very ______(viii)________ (dissimilar/diverse/different) from those of the ____(xi)_____ (dominion / dominant/ dormant) ethnic groups in our countries. While we find an ______(x)_____ (enormous/ enlarged/ extensive) diversity ____(xi)______ (between/among/within) Indigenous Peoples, ______(xii)_____ (close/common/core) to us all are the strong cultural attachment to and the _____(xiii)_____ (depending/ dependent/dependence) of our livelihoods on land, forests or the sea, and the natural resources therein.


(i) Most/ Many/ More
Most
Many
More
No answer
(ii) small/few/less
small
few
less
No answer
(iii) has/had/have
has
had
have
No answer
(iv) people/populations/peoples
people
populations
peoples
No answer
(v) has/had/have
has
had
have
No answer
(vi) discreet/ distinct/disowned
discreet
distinct
disowned
No answer
(vii) insights/ institutions/ inklings
insights
institutions
inklings
No answer
(viii) dissimilar/diverse/different
dissimilar
diverse
different
No answer
(ix) dominion / dominant/ dormant
dominion
dominant
dormant
No answer
(x) enormous/ enlarged/ extensive
enormous
enlarged
extensive
No answer
(xi) between/among/within
between
among
within
No answer
(xii) close/common/core
close
common
core
No answer
(xiii) depending/ dependent/dependence
depending
dependent
dependence
No answer
Do you think English classes have helped you in improving your language skills?  If Yes or No, give reasons for your answer in not more than 150 words.
Choose one of the following answers
Yes
No
No answer