In this episode, we cover the pronunciation of the word thorough. This word is used as an adjective and means being careful about detail. The word comes from the Middle English word thorow, which came from the Old English thurh.
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.
THis lesson was about new scripts and about pronunciation. I personally find it quite challenging because of the new script aspect. Also, the conversation about stress that was present in this lesson was extremely discombobulating. Nonetheless, I am sure that in a near future this lesson will be very helpful to me when I prepare my lessons for my students in China.In this unit I have learnt about the receptive skills of reading and listening, the different reasons why we read / listen, and how we as teachers can help students learn effectively - with appropriate selection of text based on the students' level and interest, and following the ESA, boomerang or patchwork approaches to generate interest and instill the knowledge.