In this episode, we cover the pronunciation of the word choir. This word is used as a noun and describes a group of singers, often part of church services, that perform in public. Synonyms for choir often include singers or chorus. The word originates from the Latin word chorus.
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 unit "Managing classes" was interesting to learn, as I was a student learning a foreign language (L2) as well, so I recognised a few of the taught techniques that my own teachers had made use of. For instance, during my Chinese tutorial classes where student talk was the focal point our class seating would be arranged in a "circle and horseshoes" setting to allow for easy interaction between students. During these tutorials the teacher would also mostly stay seated creating an easy relaxed atmosphere to practise the language in.