Random academic collocations

academic (adj), skills (n)

Academic skills, for example knowing how to structure a piece of writing, are sometimes more important than linguistic skills.

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Sample sentences

academic achievement
career
circles
community
debate
discipline
discourse
institution
journal
life
performance
research
study
success
work
world
writing
year
appropriate
cognitive
core
interpersonal
skills

By the way can anyone guess why I chose this particular image for the post’s profile pic? Answers in the comments below..!

Awareness of ‘towards’

This approach represents their awareness towards the environment.

I think this another example of the clash of the collocation civilisations!

Indonesian flag 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

Lack of ‘lack’

A new song focusing on the word ‘lack’, which can often be mistaken with ‘lack of’. The rule for deciding which to use is in the chorus of the song, so listen carefully and choose the correct item – ‘lack’, or ‘lack of’! (Scroll down for lyrics and gapfill!)

Song performed by an amazing group of AAS scholarship awardees: Andi, Velo, Rapta, Roy, Ade, Novi, Septia, Susan, Vita!

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