Aid vs Aide - English Grammar - Teaching Tips


This video covers the difference between 'aid' and 'aide'. These two words often cause confusion for English learners due to their similar meaning and spelling. The word 'aid' refers to something that helps, such as teaching aids or a first-aid-kit. The word 'aide', on the other hand, refers to a person, a helper. So, remember that 'aid' is used for things and 'aide' is used for people.

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This lesson, as the previous one as well is a great example of easy to understand and digest, but very useful at the same time. One of the reasons for me to say that is when I read through the information given, I already image how I will use these techniques in my classes, in what activities we will engage with the class etc. Thank you for this lesson.In this unit I have made all blurring concepts become clear. And it helps me give a better example to students to help them better understand the difference between each tenses; With all these knowledge I am now very confident and even excited to talk about the tenses at a class more than ever; I am looking forward to having all tenses study completed;