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 didn't know that the ESA structure would be used so regularly in different teaching units. It seems so much more versatile than before: how its structures can be used to teach things and keep them in the student's brain longer through activation stage, used in all units of teaching.Before this lesson, I had never really studied the transitive/intransitive phrasal verbs and feel like I need to work on them more closely. The relative clauses are still an opaque subject for me and I also feel I need to devote more time on understanding their differences and usages.Learning all the different types of Methodology, is amazing. I've learned methods I didn't know even existed. I believe the ESA is an understanding method. I can't wait to try it. Learning how to correct and when is the right time to correct a student is so important. I now know that.