This was originally part of the 2000 Culpeper Workshop at the University of Puget Sound. The links have not been updated.
Consider: What purpose does a quiz serve? How should quizzes be structured to achieve a desired end? Are crossword puzzles useful to anyone besides language teachers?
Try it: Take a look at the following English language teaching quizzes, and see which are more useful and interactive:
|Body parts http://www.aitech.ac.jp/~iteslj/quizzes/vm/m-body.html|
|Idioms http://www.aitech.ac.jp/~iteslj/quizzes/9807/km-animalidioms.html (pull down to see answers)|
|http://www.pacificnet.net/~sperling/quiz/cw1.html (click and check when done)|
|http://www.aitech.ac.jp/~iteslj/quizzes/js/dt/mc-2000-01syn.html (click and check each one)|
|http://www.aitech.ac.jp/~iteslj/quizzes/js/ck/ed-caps.html (type in answers)|
Try it: Creating your own quizzes and crossword puzzles
Consider: beyond quizzing - some other directions for interactivity
|Randall's ESL Listening Lab (http://www.esl-lab.com/)|
| CALL@Chorus.com (http://www-writing.berkeley.edu/chorus/call/cuttingedge.html) |