You will practice saying these sentences:
The teacher is responsible for the learning in the classroom.
The student is responsible for the learning in the classroom.
Both are responsible for the learning in the classroom.
As always, at the end of the episode, I teach vocabulary and expressions that you will have heard in the episode.
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VOCABULARY and EXPRESSIONS
(The words and terms are in order of when you will hear them)
“If you are not a native speaker, you might feel insecure when students speak better than you.”
To pose a question – (vocabulary) to ask a question (usually a thought-provoking one)
“I did it by posing this question, ‘who is responsible for the learning in the classroom?’”
To say something out loud – (expression) to say something verbally
“Say that out loud.”
To fall on (a side) – (vocabulary) to have/agree on an opinion about something
“Say this depending on which side you fall on.”
learning vs the learning – (grammar) the article can change the meaning of the sentence
“Who is responsible for learning?”
“Who is responsible for the learning?”
Broken down – (phrasal verb) to divide a big idea into smaller parts
“This sentence can be broken down into three parts.”
Happen to be – (expression) a coincidence
“A group of individual people who happen to be here at the same time.”
To reach an objective – the word “reach” goes with “objective” meaning to attain it
“The student is trying to reach an objective. The teacher is to guide him/her.”
To major on the minors – (expression) giving too much importance on something that’s not important.
I can imagine – When you don’t know how something is, but you can imagine what it feels like.
“It’s difficult for native speakers, I can imagine what it’s like for non-native teachers.”
I got your back – (expression) I’m here to support you
“Don’t worry. I got your back.”
Did you catch any other phrasal verbs or expressions you like? Write them here.
The teacher is responsible | for the learning | in the classroom.
The student is responsible | for the learning | in the classroom.
Both are responsible | for the learning | in the classroom.