Bits and bobs

Build up your vocab section

Now on the right you can see a new section with teaching or language related vocabulary. Most of the terms come up from so-called DELTA lists for the first module. Check if you know the meaning of the term and try to remember if it seems to be something useful for your field.
Enjoy!

 

Intrusion

is when a sound is added in order to allow the speaker to link two words more easily.
intrusive sounds are: “r”, “w” and “j”

[r] Law/r/and order.
[w] Please do/ w/it.
[j] I / j / agree.

 

Backwash

the positive or negative impact of a test on classroom teaching.

In most cases it is negative (when teachers are training to pass the test, not to learn the material).

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