Random academic collocations

central (adj), issue (n)

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Sample sentences

central authority
concept
concern
control
core
feature
focus
government
importance
part
point
position
problem
question
role
tenet
theme
address (an)
complex
consider (an)
contemporary
controversial
core
critical
cultural
current
deal (with an)
discuss (an)
ethical
explore (an)
global
identify (an)
key
legal
main
major
methodological
practical
raise (an)
real
related
relevant
similar
single
special
specific
technical
theoretical
wider
issue

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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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