Try using these combinations of adjectives, nouns, verbs and adverbs in your Academic Task 1

I’ve pulled together a list of words to help you accurately describe the information you are presented in your data source.  In this video, I explain how you can use these words to instantly improve the quality of your writing:

Here are the word lists that appear in the video:

Adjectives 

abrupt

sudden

 

sharp

steep

rapid

major

dramatic

marked

 

significant

considerable

 

steady

gradual

 

modest

gentle

slight

minor

mild

Nouns 

a peak

 

a surge

 

an increase

a growth

a rise

 

a variation

a volatile period

a fluctuation

 

a plateau

a period of stability/instability

 

a decrease

a decline

a dip

 

a fall

a nosedive

a drop

 

Verbs 

to peak

to skyrocket

to jump

to surge

 

to increase

to rise

to grow

 

to move

 

to vary

to fluctuate

to destabilize

 

to decrease

to decline

to dip

to slip

to fall

 

to plunge

to dive

to nosedive

to plummet

to drop

Adverbs 

positively

 

abruptly

suddenly

 

positively

negatively

 

sharply

steeply

rapidly

dramatically

markedly

 

significantly

considerably

 

steadily

gradually

 

modestly

gently

slightly

mildly

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2 Responses to Try using these combinations of adjectives, nouns, verbs and adverbs in your Academic Task 1

  1. Roshavbg says:

    Hi Ryan,

    If it is possible for you will you make a clip for letters (general 1).

    Thank you.

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