In this episode, we cover the pronunciation of the word pundit. This word is a noun and refers to an expert in a particular field who is often consulted by others. Suitable synonyms for pundit include expert or specialist. The word has found itself into the English language from the Sanskrit word 'pa??ita' meaning ‘learned man'.
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.
Reflecting upon this unit, I have learned about trouble shooting. My final lesson in this section. I have learned about first lessons with new and existing groups, warmers to get the students to open up and feel comfortable, how to deal with different levels, what to do with larger classes, use of native language, reluctant students, and difficulty with listening.This unit covered the characteristics of learners/teachers, the different levels of knowledge held by the learner and what makes a good teacher/learner. It covered what motivates different types of learners and the different stages of learning pupils are likely to have. This unit in conclusion detailed how important the relationship between teachers and pupils is.
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