In this episode, we cover the pronunciation of the word thrasonical. This word is a synonym for boastful or bragging. It orginates from the fictional character Thraso, who is a soldier in the comedy Eunuchus, a play written by Terence over 2,000 years ago. Due to his bragging nature, Thraso was the inspiration for this word.
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 have over seven years of teaching experience but no formal lessons on how to teach! I am learning now more formally some of the things I learned from experience only. One new thing I can add is that when in doubt, it is best to err on the stricter side. I agree that it would be easier to relax later than to try to become more strict at a later time.This unit focused on the classroom dynamic. It explored ways for teachers to arrange the class, interact with students, provide instruction and feedback, and allow students to self moderate. This unit also provided some good insight on why these various methodologies may or may not work and discussed when each idea makes best since to use and not to use.