Silver Screen - English Idioms


The idiom "silver screen" refers to the movie industry. This term originates from the 1910s when movie screens were coated with reflective metallic paint giving them a silver surface to display the projected images.

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.

Within my teaching experience I sometimes found it difficult to ecourage students'active paricipation in activate stage of the lesson on speaking or writing. Having studied the unit I came accross some factors that could prevent students from effective interaction. These could be some reasons for students' being reluctant such as peer intimidation and previous negative learning experience. Besides, some types of games illustrated in the Unit and demonstrated in the video gave me some freshb ideas for practical use at the lesson.