Discreet vs Discrete - English Grammar - Teaching Tips

 

This video covers the difference between 'discreet' and 'discrete'. Their similar spelling and pronunciation makes them a word pair that is often confused. The word 'discreet' describes something that is unnoticeable and/or modest, whereas 'discrete' refers to something that is separate and distinct. Watch the video for detailed examples on the two words.


Below you can read feedback from an ITTT graduate regarding one section of their online TEFL certification course. Each of our online courses is broken down into concise units that focus on specific areas of English language teaching. This convenient, highly structured design means that you can quickly get to grips with each section before moving onto the next.

This unit has cleared out some mistakes that I do generally in a class and I like the emmence freedom we give to the students using the target language through ESA method. But with all due respect it's hard to elicit information from starter students as they have zero knowledge about the language. Hopefully I'll learn how to do so in the upcoming units.The unit provides simple answers for the obvious questions why,who and what for to test. Sometimes teachers do not think upon these questions being guided by the school admnistration, just conducting the tests. So, the unit gives general understanding of processes which often take place \"outside\" the classroom but have a direct influence on the study.


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