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Wednesday, November 25, 2020 4:14:36 PM
These are playing with words. They are not tbe normal words, just put together for fun.
To toot is to make a sound by blowing air (eg you toot your car horn). So it means he is teaching them to play the flute.
They are totally unrelated. Toot is onomatopoeic, it describes the sound.
Old French tuteur (French tuteur), from Latin tutor (“a watcher, protector, guardian”),
(See the trumpet)
The repeated use of these unrelated words that contain the same consonant t and vowel sound oo make it a fun rhyme, but it is just a nonsense limerick. It just has multiple internal homophones, not just rhymes at the end of the lines.
Completely unrelated words.
A teacher who played the flute
Tried to teach two flute players to play the flute
The two flute players asked the teacher
"Is it harder to play the flute or to teach two flute players to play the flute!"
Nah, that is not a good poem.
But read your verse out loud, and just enjoy the fun of playing with the sounds.
It is all just a build-up to produce that last line composed entirely of that one phoneme.
(Well, almost, because tutor is a "tyoo" sound.)
Woww, many, many thanks for the wonderful explanation.
Also for the nice picture, many thanks dear thar!!!!
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 4:12:08 PM
Yes, it is actually acting as an adjective - the tuition
. The fee for attending college.
thar, in BE it's 'teachoing', so what's the difference between 'tutorial' and 'tuition', please?
This is a difficult issue
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 4:10:25 PM
Wilmar (USA) 1M wrote:
This is the definition of tuition as used in your sample sentence. "The students object to raising the tuition."
Easily looked up in TFD. As per the context provided by the sentence, the tuition is the cost to attend.
1. A fee for instruction, especially at a college, university, or private school.
Many thanks. Yes this AE. !!!!
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 2:34:14 PM
Can you please explain the difference between 'tutor' and 'toot' and 'tuition'?
A tutor who tooted a flute
two tooters to
Said the two to the tutor,
"Is it harder to toot, or
To tutor two tooters to toot?"
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 1:03:11 PM
A "tutorial" is a learning session--a class--held by a tutor for one or more of his or her students. "Tuition"--as in Tara's sentence "The students object to raising [not 'rising'] the tuition"--is short for "tuition fee", the fee paid to attend such a class. "Tuition" is a word for what a tutor provides--i.e., knowledge, understanding, etc.--to students in tutorials.
Many thanks dear taut!!!
'tutorial' is also for what a tutor provides, so what's the difference between 'tuition' and 'tutorial', please?
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 11:52:38 AM
What's the difference between 'tution' and 'tutorial'? Can we use them interchangeably in these two sentences?
Tutors are going to give more tutorials & lectures.
The students object ti rising the tution. (4000 Essential English words)
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 5:55:53 AM
You can force someone to do something.
You don't normally talk about forcing someone to obey the law, because the law comes with its own power.
You enforce the law - apply it to people and give them suitable punishment (as laid down by that law) if they break it.
In the UK you talk about the police. In the US you also talk about "law enforcement" and law enforcement officers - that includes all the various systems of police, sheriffs etc.
They are the people who enforce the law.
There are some laws that are on the books but are not enforced - ie they don't bother to caution or arrest people doing something that is technically against the law but is not considered important enough to bother with. That is a decision by the local police.
Force is a far stronger word, and usually negative - compel, give them no choice, drive them to do something that they don't want to do.
What a great difference you explained. Many, many thanks dear thar. You are really one!!!
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 3:50:58 AM
Can we use 'force' here? What's the difference between 'force' and 'enforce'?
An authority is someone who has the power to make decisions and
rules and lows.
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 7:00:25 AM
A session is a period of time spent doing something, normally with a coach or tutor. It is not like a 'school' lesson with a teacher at the front of the class (or online, nowadays!)
So you have a session of football training, a session with a masseur, a session with a tutor.
Outside of formal education the word tutorial
used to describe a lesson that is not interactive. Ie a 'how to' video could be a tutorial, because it teaches you something. That is a new use of the word, for things like online videos on how to unblock a drain or how to tie a reef knot. A specific skill. It will not be a 'a tutorial on Egyptian history' or any academic subject.
Excellent. Many thanks dear thar. You're one!!!!
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 5:40:39 AM
Watch - look at, observe.
I watched TV.
I watched the match
I watched him walk down the road.
To watch over - to guard, protect, keep safe.
Someone is watching me - bad, they are a stalker!
Someone is watching over me - good, I have a guardian angel.
Many thanks dear thar for the wonderful explanations!!!!!
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