Defuse vs Diffuse - English Grammar - Teaching Tips


This video covers the difference between 'defuse' and 'diffuse'. Their similar spelling and pronunciation make them a word pair that is often confused. The word 'defuse' refers to the action of making a situation less harmful or tense, whereas 'diffuse' means to spread over a wide area. Watch the video for detailed examples on the two words.

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This unit shows how important is it to know how to teach a new language. Sometimes, for example, we take for granted that our students already know certain vocabulary, but they don't. That's why it is essential to be careful when selecting the vocabulary to teach, and take some time to explain the meaning, uses, spelling, and pronunciation of the words we want them to learn.teacher and learner qualities and some positive and negative points of them in class, I learnt good points including roles of each teachers and students. now I have a better understanding of learners about their age motivation and the reason of learning languages. for someone who is a teacher better put the rules of teaching into action as we all know practice makes perfect.

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