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TESOL Videos - How to Pronounce 'WHODUNIT'- English Grammar
In this episode, we cover the pronunciation of the word whodunit. This word describes a mystery or detective story that can either be a movie, a book, a play or anything to that extend. It is basically a short form of the words Who has done it?, meaning who is the criminal / murder in the story.
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Authentic materials vs Created materials Course books usually consist of a set of materials: 1) student's book (classroom use) 2) workbook (for individual and supplemental work, class work, home work, etc) 3) cassettes (cd) (use in class and home) 4) teacher's book (step-by-step guide as to how to teach the material in the student's book) 5) other published materials include - reading books graded to varying levels of students, test books, learner dictionary, vocabulary flash cards Course book advantages: 1) expected by the students 2) easier and less time consuming to supplement than to design a syllabus which is graded to a level suitable for the students 3) provides security for students and teachers alike 4) balanced mix of grammar, vocabulary, and skills work 5) offers continuity and progression 6) materials have been tried and tested before publication 7) attractive and appealing to the eye 8) continually practices language items previously introduced 9) teacher's book offer many good idea for the inexperienced teacher Course book disadvantage: 1) does not always fit the specific needs and interests of all class members 2) it can make the teacher lazy and stop them from being creative and searching for activities and materials which will motivate and interest the their students 3) a course book is almost always a compromise 4) may not cover enough in depth language problems specific to the nationality of the student 5) course book may be outdated and unattractive to students 6) course book dictate what is being taught. This can stop teachers analyzing particular problems that their students may have and prevent the lessons from being student centered