In this episode, we cover the pronunciation of the word dross. This word describes something that is seen as junk or rubbish. Some synonyms for dross are trash or garbage. This word comes from the Old English 'dr?s' and is also related to Dutch droesem and German Drusen meaning dregs.
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 is centered around Teaching Receptive Skills. There are different basic skills in language, that is reading, listening as well as speaking and writing. For learners it is easier to understand reading materials as it affords the student with the opportunity to read over for clarifications. On the other hand listening only offers a one time opportunity to decipher meaning and interpretation. With the mentioned in mind teachers should create lesson plans that allows a balanced learning experience for both language skills. â†µ