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TEFL Videos - How to Pronounce 'RATIONALE' - English Pronunciation
In this episode, we cover the pronunciation of the word rationale. This word is used as a noun and describes the reasons or the logical explanation for an action or a certain belief. Some synonyms for rationale include reasoning, thinking and logic. The word rationale comes from the modern Latin word rationalis meaning ‘endowed with reason’.
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I learned that using concepts like "interrogative" and "negative" regarding the modal auxillary verbs may need to be explained. When asking for something, it is important the students understand the term defined with examples of what you are asking for; otherwise they will not answer due to lack of understanding based on merely a terminology; not that they couldn't answer the question if they understood first the term. It is important to make sure the students know the terms and definitions of words you are asking them to respond to.