Adapt vs Adopt - English Grammar - Teaching Tips

 

This video covers the difference between 'adapt' and 'adopt'. Due to their similar spelling, their usage is often confused. 'Adapt' describes the action of taking something and changing it for a special purpose, for example: A screenwriter successfully adapts the book to make it work as a movie. The word 'adopt', on the other hand, refers to the action of taking something and using it or making it your own, such as here: Because they couldn't have children of their own, they decided to adopt a child.


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It was v good to see to different examples of live classes and watch the effect of the students in both videos ..., and watch also the different way of teaching and is the second video was more helpful than the first one, and much the students are more interesting and involving in the classIn theses two videos we can learn two different approach . One is effective and good approach by the teacher that creates the atmosphere for the students to participate effectively and the other is not a good approach as the students are bit confuse and their participation level so bit low.Unit 6, past tenses got me to study again. I had to really read throw this exercise since previous units did not go so well. Therefore , I feel more comfortable now. I have learned at lot of explanations and rules when you should use the different tenses so it results correct grammatically.