Week 06

EAP APA Glossary Grammar Vocabulary Presentation skills

To be covered

    The language of cause and effect
    In reality, causes are reasons (they come first) and effects are results (they come next). However, when we desribe them we can begin with either the cause or the effect. For instance:

    Using lots of electricity results in air pollution (such as CO2).
    Air pollution (such as CO2) results from using too much electricity.

     The sun was very bright, because of this, Lucy put on her sunglasses.
     Lucy put on her sunglasses because the sun was very bright.

    Daisy ate lots of chocolate consequently she felt a bit sick.
    Daisy felt a bit sick as a consequence of eating too much chocolate.

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