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TESOL Videos - Aid vs Aide - English Grammar - Teaching Tips
This video covers the difference between 'aid' and 'aide'. These two words often cause confusion for English learners due to their similar meaning and spelling. The word 'aid' refers to something that helps, such as teaching aids or a first-aid-kit. The word 'aide', on the other hand, refers to a person, a helper. So, remember that 'aid' is used for things and 'aide' is used for people.
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Content:Student Evaluation techniques.Tests(Placement,Progress,Diagnostic,Practice),General External Exams,Cambridge Assessment. I have learnt about student evaluation by different testing methods and the Cambridge assessment for General English,Skills for life and Business English.This unit covers evaluation and testing systems in the field of English language. The importance of evaluation is mentioned and some ways to assess the students' language level are provided, such as tutorials and tests. Then, various test types for different purposes are introduced.The course book is necessary for the teachers to have. It helps to see how and what to teach /prepare. The language vocabulary is a guide as a covered all the lessons. Sometimes teachers need to create the materials as well. Preparing lesson based on course book is good habit to do.