How to Pronounce 'OPERATIONALIZE' - English Pronunciation


In this epidose, we cover the pronunciation of the word operationalize. This word is used as a verb and refers to the action of putting something nto operation.

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TEACHING BEGINNERS 5 categories: Absolute beginner, false beginner, adult beginner, young beginner, beginner w/out roman alphabet ? Have clear + realistic aims ? don?t try too much too quickly ? Be as visual as possible ? Control your language ? give clear/ simple instructions ? Use: choral repletion/ pair + group work ? Encourage the use of English as much as possible ? Revision + homework is important ? Do not over-correct/ Be sensitive/ Praise + encourage TEACHING INDIVIDUAL STUDENTS Advantages for the teacher: ? no mixed levels ? Usually highly motivated students ? Needs can be clearly defined ? Developing close relationships Drawbacks for the teacher: ? loss of classroom dynamic ? Some activities are impossible to do ? In the initial meeting complete a needs analysis form ? Determine the student?s specific problems ? Maximise on the student?s interest + experience ? Use a variety of activities + techniques ? Use guided conversation, vocab building based on themes or material based on grammatical problems ? Arrange a combination of what the student wants + what you think they need TEACHING CHILDREN Children in the classroom: ? Children possess an innate curiosity ? A child?s attention span is much less than that of an adult ? Children will often seek teacher approval ? Children need frequent activity changes ? which are fun + exciting ? Keep it fun/ varied/ at a good pace + relate activities to their interests ? Improve classroom dynamic w/posters/cartoons/students? work ? Use English as the language of instruction ? Speak slowly in short + direct sentences ? Act out meaning using props/objects/pictures/cards/gestures ? Be prepared to make fun of yourself ? Be prepared to come down to their physical level ? Use paper, pencils, erasers, rulers et.
for drawing ? Play simple games ? Use smileys/ reward stickers as reward for good work/behavior BUSINESS ENGLISH The type of language learners need is often in areas such as telephoning, introductions, presentation et.
Needs negotiation: ? It is a good idea to include a ?needs negotiation? session the day 1 lesson plan to establish priorities ? A needs negotiation should determine (1) what they?ll use English for in their job + (2) what they?ll need it for in the future

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