I could use some help with some pre-interview questions that have been presented to me as a pre-interview requirement. I am simply looking for advice on a lot of these questions, being a native English speaker I understand the appropriate use of the words and the differences between them but I am struggling to put it down on paper in an informative way...
The questions are...
How would you explain to a language learner the difference in meaning between these two examples? He's been to Paris / He's gone to Paris.
How would you explain to a language learner the difference in meaning between these two examples? I’ve been doing the washing-up/I’ve done the washing-up
How would you explain to a language learner the difference in meaning between these two examples? If I have enough money I’ll go on holiday/ If I had enough money I’d go on holiday
Explain the difference between the following pairs of words.
thin / skinny
win / beat
Say the following words aloud (try them in a sentence) and then mark
the syllable that takes the main stress; like this:
allow prediction controversial prefer preference
photograph photographic photographer record(noun) record(verb)
APPROACHES TO TEACHING AND LEARNING
Now think of your own experience as a learner of languages at a school or elsewhere. What conclusions would you draw from your experience as regards what makes a good language lesson? Write a minimum of a hundred words in the space provided below.