Historic vs Historical - English Grammar - Teaching Tips

 

Since the usage of these two words is often unclear, we decided to take a closer look. The word "historic" refers to something or someone famous or important in history, for example: When we were in Paris, we visited many historic sites and attractions. "Historical", on the other hand, describes history itself or historical events, as in historical evidence. An example sentence would be: The actors were all dressed in historical clothing from the 1800s. Therefore, a historic event is one that was very important, but a historical event is something that happened in the past That's it for today. See you next time!


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.

Evaluating and testing are important tools for the teacher. Placement tests are helpful in pacing the student in the right class. Routine progress tests measure the student's progress on a continuing basis. Diagnostic tests can provide specific information as to what topics need to be addressed. I think that the initial placement test is the most important of all.Many teaching tools can be used for employment so that the lesson was interesting and memorizing, certain equipment is needed. Board, flipchart, audio recordings, video recording. These tools help the teacher and students. Transfer any information to the board. Listen to an excerpt from your favorite movie in English. All these tools are very important in the use.


Check out ITTT's Blog Posts