How to Pronounce 'LIBERTINE' - English Pronunciation

 

In this episode, we cover the pronunciation of the word "libertine". This word is a noun and either refers to a freethinker in religious matters or someone who disregards morals and leads a dissolute life. The word comes from the Latin word libertus, which referred to a slave who become a free man.


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Some of the more complicated elements of English grammar include modals, passive voice, relative clauses, and phrasal verb.
Modals are auxiliary verbs that express ideas like obligation, prohibition, needs, possibilities, predictions, abilities, probabilities, permission, or advic.
These include words and phrases like \"can,\" \"might,\" \"ought to,\" and \"should no.
\" They also include partial modals like \"need t.
\" They have crossovers in usage, as wel.
For example, both \"can\" and \"could\" express ability or can be used for request.
However, \"could\" is a bit more formal or polite in this instanc.
There are ways to teach these intuitively, such as through role plays or other contextual experiences, like developing rule.
Passive voice is a feature of English which is used to emphasize the object of a sentence while relegating or excluding the subjec.
The speaker or writer will use the past participle of a verb and a conjugated \"to be\" verb, which shows the tense of the actio.
Passive voice can only be used with transitive verb.
Perfect continuous forms are almost never used in passive voic.
Relative clauses are a group of words that contain a pronoun and verb and which refer to the subject of a larger sentenc.
There are two types of relative clauses, defining and non-definin.
A defining clause adds crucial information about a subjec.
\"Grab the spoon that has a tulip pattern on the handle\" uses a defining relative clause to explain which spoon to gra.
A non-defining clause is offset with commas, and adds information which is not necessarily crucial to understanding the subject of the sentenc.
\"My mom, who is afraid of bees, joined the apiary club,\" is an exampl.
The information provided is relevant and may be interesting, but it does not specify which mother I am talking abou.
Phrasal verbs are best taught as vocabulary items, because they use particles like prepositions in combinations which may bear little logic to a learne.
\"Bring up\" and \"bring down\" not only have different meanings, but are als used in different context.
It is good to introduce students to these gradually and in a non-structured setting, and to rely strongly on context when practicing them in a formal wa.



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