In this episode, we cover the pronunciation of the word "jinni". This word describes an entity or a spirit in Muslim beliefs that can take human or animal form and influence human with supernatural powers. The word came into the English language from the Arabic word "jinn?" that can also mean demon.
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 covered common problems that occur and solutions. It also served as a review for other units that covered class dynamics. The variables here are class size, willingness of students to participate, age and level of students, class rapport, and so on. One common problem, for example, is how to start off with a completely new class. There it is important to make good introductions, and to set the tempo for the rest of the course. We want to start off with warmers and include ourselves in the intro activities so as to gain student trust.