Figuratively vs Literally - English Grammar - Teaching Tips


This video covers the difference between 'figuratively' and 'literally'. Even native speakers commonly confuse these two words. The word 'figuratively' is used when talking about something metaphorically. 'Literally', on the other hand is used for things that are real or really happen. 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.

I absolutely loved this lesson as I feel that speaking and writing is the hardest part of learning a new language. Therefore, it seems the most intimidating aspect of teaching but this lesson and the previous have giving me the teaching knowledge and building blocks to increase my confidence. I can’t wait to put into practice all I’m learning.Unit 18 covers English grammar by looking at a range of other commonly taught subjects. The unit looks closely at the importance of modal verbs in English communication and also covers phrasal verbs, the passive voice and relative clauses.This one is also a very important part of english grammar to help teachers prepare for the appropriate lesson plans.