Academic English not only for Indonesians
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Hedging devices in academic writing

In the world of banking it is possible to invest money in a so-called hedge fund. This kind of investment allows you to invest your money without being 100% certain about making a profit, even though you are quietly confident that you will. (more…)

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The benefits of ‘benefit’

Zoos have evolved to prioritise research that benefits for animals.

This error might happen because students have seen (1) the adjective phrase¬†beneficial for, or (2) the noun benefits followed by the preposition for: (more…)

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Contribution, cause, effect

The experience I got from this job has strong contributions in changing my character from employee to leader.

This is a word that has been borrowed from English and is now used in Indonesian as the noun¬†kontribusi. (more…)