Another post highlighting and analysing cohesive devices in academic writing, this time a summary of research looking into the facial expressions of animals.
In this post we look at some cohesive devices used in a recent news report covering the unrest in Hong Kong.
If you’re wondering what your IELTS score might be, take a look at these descriptions of language performance prepared by IELTS! What do you think your band scores might be in IELTS Speaking and Writing? Continue reading
A third ‘first page’, again from Harry Potter! This time I’ve highlighted the suitablility of items for IELTS Speaking and/or IELTS Writing Task 1 and 2.
Reloading the page gives you a randomised collection of common academic collocations. Can you guess the missing collocates? Continue reading
transmit (v), data (n)
- This page contains 2468 collocation pairs.
- Reload the page to see another pair.
- Other collocations following transmit and preceding data are listed below. Click or tap items to see examples.
By the way can anyone guess why I chose this particular image for the post’s profile pic? Answers in the comments below..!
This approach represents their awareness towards the environment.
I think this another example of the clash of the collocation civilisations!
Indonesians are probably thinking ‘kesadaran terhadap..’, and translating terhadap as towards. I’m afraid that’s not English collocation. Here’s what you need: Continue reading
‘The’ is a word largely missing from some languages. Listen to the song and sing along (lyrics below..)!
Especially important for Indonesian students of English!