Children these days spend a lot of time using interactive media which increases their exposure to aggressive contents.
It’s difficult to imagine contents behaving aggressively: (more…)
Some Asians have less difficulty in intercultural communication.
If your reader speaks Indonesian he will understand that you’re translating kurang. Other readers, however, will begin to ask themselves: (more…)
Today, with the introduction of information technology, life becomes more complex.
Here you use a time expression – today – in order to provide your reader with time context, or a time frame. Unfortunately your verb and your time expression do not match. (more…)
In the last 10 years there is an increase in aquaculture.
Context is important. Context is generally about time and place. If you want to contextualise time then you need to communicate meanings such as: (more…)
Sorry, I can’t join you for lunch. I will meet my writing supervisor to discuss my dissertation.
The government need to make more of an effort to fight crimes.
Crime can be countable or uncountable, and as with other nouns that behave like this, the uncountable form has a more general meaning and the countable more specific. (more…)
Population is indeed growing, but after 2050 it will likely to decline slightly.
Another collocation problem. Use one of the following instead and never mind why. Just do it. (more…)
The principle of the social services is that people have rights to live happily and without discrimination.
I know, I know. You mention more than one right. Normally your teacher would be yelling at you to add an ‘s’. But this is a vocabulary/collocation issue. (more…)
The growth of cashless payments has raised the debatable issue whether this payment method is part of the problem or part of the solution.
Government must work hard to tackle the problem of inflation.
There are more communicative uses of the word government: (more…)