Yellow-Bellied - English Idioms


The idiom "yellow-bellied" refers to a coward or cowardly behavior, for example: My brother called me yellow-bellied when I didn't want to touch the spider in the attic.

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When it comes to evaluating and testing students there are many ways of evaluating and testing. Tutorials can be given throughout or at the end of the lesson to review the goals and what work has been done, and to analyze what the students had learned and recognize any difficulties the students had throughout the lesson. The teacher may ask the students to complete an evaluation of the lesson via classroom discussion or individually. This will give an overall summary of the student?s feelings of the lesson, whether it was too difficult or easy and if there is a perfect balance of learning. There are several tests that can be given to the students throughout different levels of the course. The primary test given is either a placement or diagnostic test. This tells the teacher what level your students are at and helps with placing of the class. It also tells the teacher and student what they do and don?t know. Periodic progress test can be given throughout the lesson such as written or group activities. This will explain to the student and the teacher the progress throughout the lesson. The students can take practice tests which may be quizzes or short tests throughout and then a longer more formal test at the end. At the end of the course and/or the school year the students will take an achievement test. This is an overall grading of what the student has learned throughout the year. At the end of the course or school year other options of tests can be external exams. There are several different options such as the TOEFL, IELTS and TOEIC. TOEFL ? Test of English as a Foreign Language, this is required by most universities for admission. IELTS ? International English Language Testing System, recommended if you are wanting to study or work where English is the primary language. TOEIC ? Test of English for International Communication, this tests on reading, listening, writing and speaking and how to use English in everyday work activities. Mostly recognized in Japan and Korea expanding into Europe. Other exams include a variety which are taken worldwide to recognise work and study through the Cambridge Assessment exams.

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