How to Pronounce 'FILIBUSTER' - English Pronunciation


In this episode, we cover the pronunciation of the word filibuster. This word can be used both as a noun and as a verb. As a noun, it refers to a speech that avoids the progress in a legislative assembly while not technically being illegal or unlawful. As a verb, it describes the action of acting in an obstructive manner in legislature. The word originates from the Dutch vrijbuiter meaning freebooter.

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People who want to teach English.Then they definitely should follow some rules, teach with methods and techniques which could produce the best results. This unit made a conclusion about methodologies. Grammar-translation is a system to finding a way to equivalents in the students' own language and the foreign language being learned. Audio -lingualism is named based upon behaviourist theories of learning. PPP this method is more effective at lower levels. Nowadays, this method still used by many teacher training centers.But this method lack of flexible.It's easy to become too 'teacher-centered'. Task-Based Learning is focus more on a task than the language. CLT: It is pay attention to language functions. CLL: In CLL students can decide what they want to talk and sit in a circle, teachers stand outside the circle. The silent way: In this method, teachers say as little as possible.This make use of colored rods. Suggestopaedia: This method focus on make student to be comfortable, confidence and relaxed to learning in order to make it more effective. The Lexical approach:It argues that the words and phrases are far better building blocks for language, acquisition than grammatical structure. How to use these methods.It is dependent on students needs and the situation what the teacher teach. Students are learning English need to be motivated, to be exposed to the language and have a chance to use it. So there is the most effective method is 'ESA'-Engage Study and Activate.We can use with this basic order. But we also can adjust the order according to situations. We could use as EASASA. But whatever how we use it. We should finish with activate stage. There are three sequences 'Straight arrow'ESA lesson works like E-S-A.Here is an example for with 'can /can't' 'Boomerang' ESA lesson works like E-A-S-A.There's an example with 'role play about job interview' 'Patchwork' ESA lesson basically works like E-A-A-S-A-E-S-A. Such lesson allow for a greater deal of flexibility and provide a nice balance between study and activation. There also offer many ideas for each phase? Stimulating activities isn't much use to the students unless they get some kind of feedback of their performance, or which answer they got right or wrong. Therefore teaching with different method up to what level of student and what kind of curriculum we gonna take. ESA is the most effective way to teach, and we should use it with flexible.

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