Accept vs Except | Ask Linda! | English Grammar


These two words are often confused by native and non-native English speakers alike. The key thing to remember is that “accept” is a verb and a synonym of “to receive” as in the example “I accepted all my birthday gifts with gratitude”. “Except” on the other hand is a conjunction and a synonym of “apart from”. For example “When Susan travels she packs everything except the kitchen sink”. Remember, “accept” is a verb meaning “to receive” and “except” is a conjunction meaning “apart from”.

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.

Reporting is very important when using the English language. This lesson is important to help the students understand how tomorrow, yesterday and today change when a person is reporting. It also helps to understand how to change the verbs depending on the tense they are in. I like the explanation of the conditional and how they were broken down into different levels.This unit focused on the use of videos to display two different English classes. The two videos represented two different teaching styles and we were able to see the response level from the students as extremely different in either style. When the teacher was more active and engaging we saw the students respond significantly more when the teacher was not as engaging.