In this episode, we cover the pronunciation of the word quiescent. This word refers to a state of inactivity. Synonyms for quiescent include inactive, idle, at rest, and quiet.
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This unit was a needed refresher in past tense. As a native speaker, its something I rely on phonetically to do correctly. Understanding verb tenses in a technical sense reinforces the idea the base idea that everything in a sentence has a purpose. All of the variations lived under different categories based on meaning. With regards to past tense, understanding the degrees of difference between past simple, continuous, perfect, and perfect continuous, are important to know in those terms if I am going to introduce it to a new learner.