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    Explaining meaning of "charlatan"

    Let's say that I have explained the meaning of "charaltan" to students using definition.
    That is, a charlatan is a person who pretends to have knowledge or skills they do not have.

    What kind of question I can ask to check their understaning of the word?
    For example, "Have you ever met a person who was a charltan?" It sounds a bit strange I guess.
    Last edited by Natalee92; 04-Nov-2016 at 15:15.

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    Re: Explaining meaning of "charlatan"

    Quote Originally Posted by Natalee92 View Post
    Let's say that I have explained the meaning of "charlatan" to students using the following definition.
    That is, a charlatan is a person who pretends to have knowledge or skills they do not have.

    What kind of question can I ask to check their understanding of the word?
    For example, "Have you ever met a person who was a charlatan?" It sounds a bit strange I guess.
    Try,
    Have you ever come across a charlatan- in real life or on TV?
    What does a charlatan do?
    Can you give me an example of a charlatan?

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    Re: Explaining meaning of "charlatan"

    Thank you very much.
    Last edited by Natalee92; 04-Nov-2016 at 21:21.

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