Words with this suffix are differentiate and duplicate. Finn Specialist subject words may also cause difficulty. Now you can help yourself in two ways: Firstly, prepare yourself before lectures. Find some texts on your subject, on the internet or in journals and magazines, and study the recurring specialist words in those texts.
Neil Yes, and to help yourself with this get hold of an English-English dictionary, and an English subject dictionary — for example of Medicine, or Law, or Linguistics. Finn And secondly, listen to English radio and watch TV — now there are lots of specialist features which can help improve both your general and specialist English — and of course the BBC website has sections which have stories on technology, and science, and arts, which can also help.
Neil When writing your academic piece or giving a presentation, you will need to structure and organise your writing or presentation by using signposting language. Finn You use signposts to indicate important parts of your essay such as stating its purpose, its structure, your views, the main points, and the direction of the argument and conclusions at the end as well. Neil Linking words and phrases show connections between sentences and paragraphs. Finn Yes, so Neil, let's give some examples of signposts.
Firstly, for starting a piece of writing Neil The aim of this study is to… This essay argues that… Yes. And how about for ending it… Neil. Describe a time when efforts to please someone ended in failure. It was my birthday so I invited all my schoolmates to the party at my home.
All the guests had arrived by the designated time except for Ali. Ali was my best friend and his not coming would have displeased me. While we were waiting for him, my friends decided to pull a prank at him. At first I tried to stop them but they convinced me that it would be fun and Ali would not mind. They filled a bucket with water and placed it on the door so that when it opened, the bucket fell down.
At this sight, everybody started laughing and Ali became embarrassed so he immediately called back his driver and went to his home. At first, I thought that the matter was not serious and decided to apologize for the happenings of the eve the next day at school. On the next day, I accosted Ali as soon as I saw him and apologized but he gave me an angry look and averted his face. I then knew that he was really upset because of the day before.
All day long, I tried to speak to him but he ignored me. When I reached my home, I immediately turned on my laptop and emailed Ali begging his pardon. The day after that at school when the English teacher asked about the homework that had to be emailed to her, everyone replied that they have emailed except for Ali who told the teacher that his computer has broken down because of an email sent by me containing a virus.There can be absolute equality among males and females. Neil Linking words and phrases show connections between sentences and paragraphs. He covered his ears with his hands to block off the sinister voice in his head but it only became louder, drowning his sanity. Why does it matter to you?
Describe an incident when this was not the case. The teacher immediately confiscated his cell for a week. His loved ones chased after him and everyone ended up at the rooftop. He covered his ears with his hands to block off the sinister voice in his head but it only became louder, drowning his sanity. Why does it mean so much to you?
And how about for ending it… Neil. Now another common suffix is -ate, spelt a-t-e. The Singapore Sports School saw his potential and recruited him with the aim to mould him into a world class swimmer.
Benson turned around and looked at his loved ones. Thousands of frightful thoughts flooded his mind and he was talking to himself again. Young people today are not resilient. Words, for example, like microscopic, which means tiny, or analysis, which means study… Finn …or regeneration, which means renewal.