Aisle vs Isle - English Grammar - Teaching Tips

 

This video covers the difference between 'aisle' and 'isle'. As these two words have a similar pronunciation and spelling, their usage is often confused. The word 'aisle' is a noun and describes a passage between rows of seats in a church, in a theater, an airplane or between shelves in a supermarket. A suitable example sentece for the word 'aisle' would be: The aisle was crowded with people looking for seats. The word 'isle' is also a noun but has a very different meaning. It usually refers to a small island, such as here: The pirates were in search of the lost isle for buried treasure. As you can see, once you know the meanings of the two words, you will not confuse them as their meanings are very different.


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This lesson has taught me the tools needed to manage a classroom. Some of the takeaways include maintaining proper eye contact and using sufficient hand gestures. The lesson also shows different grouping methods as well as seating arrangements. I have learned which type of grouping and arrangements is best depending on the size or other factors.This unit help me to become the class more interesting, by example i learned how arrangement the class to become dynamic, i found so interesting this part. I especially like the method of circle and horseshoes, because using this method can help the students to be more focused on the class, and to be more easily teacher maintain the eye contact.