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.
IN THIS UNIT I LEARNT THE RIGHT WAYS OF TEACHING OR SPEAKING ENGLISH, HOW TO PUT THE WORDS TOGETHER. UNDERSTAND THE LANGUAGE YOU WILL BE TEACHING IT IS VERY IMPORTANT BECAUSE IT WILL MAKE YOUR TEACHING OR LESSON VERY PRODUCTIVE AND YOU LEARNERS WILL BE ABLE TO EXPRESS THEMSELVES. IT ALWAYS IMPORTANT TO KNOW WHERE TO USE THE TENSES WHETHER INDIRECT SPEECH OR DIRECT.This unit introduces the different forms of past tenses. I thought this chapter was beneficial because I've never heard of past continuous verbs before until I read this chapter. In my experience in teaching 2nd graders, this is one common challenge I've seen majority of my students faced. And reading this chapter made me figure out a way to address their needs.