In the second lesson on line graphs we looked at some important adverbs that you MUST use to give extra detail about changes in data.
In this free class you will learn
- Adjective and noun phrases to replace verb and adverb phrases
Read the two example sentences below.
- The number of people travelling by bus rose significantly at the end of the year.
- There was a significant rise in the number of people travelling by bus at the end of the year.
In example sentence 2 an adjective (significant) is used with a countable noun (rise) to express the same idea.
Make sure you use both verb/adverb and adjective/noun collocations when you do academic task 1 as it will improve your band score for Lexical Resource and Grammatical Range.
Complete the Sentences
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