Sunday, 12 June 2016

Academic Writing Task 1 (Vocabulary)

Introducing an overall trend
One of the most important things to note is that
One thing that stands out is that
It is interesting to note that

Introducing supporting detail
More specifically,
For example,
For instance,

Approximating
About
Approximately
Roughly
Just under
Just over
A little less than
A little more than

Time referencing
From the beginning of the period,
Thereafter,
Following that,
Throughout the period

Making forecasts
It seems likely that
The trend looks set to continue
It is estimated that
It is predicted to

Linking paragraphs
In contrast,
Similarly,
As regards

Describing two parts of a chart
Twice as many/three times as many/not as many........as.....
Far more/much more/many more/a lot more/substantially more/considerably more/significantly more/slightly more.....than.....

Very big changes
dramatic
sharp
huge
enormous
steep

Big changes
substantial
considerable
significant
marked

Small changes
moderate
slight
small
minimal

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