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1 This module: Connectors & Sentence Building items © Chris Snuggs 16. November Your thesis is good. In ________, it’s very good _______. Your thesis is good. In fact, it’s very good indeed. Self-testing Vocabulary Revision SEE LIST What are the missing words required to make an elegant sentence? Say the words to yourself, then click the slide to check. Not all possible solutions are given; if you have a query, pls contact me!

2 This module: Connectors & Sentence Building items © Chris Snuggs 16. November Your thesis is promising. ______, it does not quite reach the standard required. Your thesis is promising. However, it does not quite reach the standard required. Your thesis is promising. Nevertheless (Nonetheless), it does not quite …… Your thesis is promising. Even so, it does not quite reach the standard required. Self-testing Vocabulary Revision START AGAIN

3 This module: Connectors & Sentence Building items © Chris Snuggs 16. November Your thesis is well-written and authoritative, _________ your conclusions are somewhat questionable. Your thesis is well-written and authoritative, (al)though/but your conclusions are somewhat questionable. Self-testing Vocabulary Revision START AGAIN

4 This module: Connectors & Sentence Building items © Chris Snuggs 16. November _______ your questionable conclusions, we are prepared to award you your doctorate. Notwithstanding/Despite (In spite of) your questionable conclusions, we are prepared to award you your doctorate. Self-testing Vocabulary Revision START AGAIN

5 This module: Connectors & Sentence Building items © Chris Snuggs 16. November START AGAIN Your thesis is rather loosely-argued. _________, it is too short. ____________, we are unable to award you your doctorate. Your thesis is rather loosely-argued. Moreover/In addition, it is too short. Therefore/Consequently/As a result, we are unable to award you your doctorate. Self-testing Vocabulary Revision

6 This module: Connectors & Sentence Building items © Chris Snuggs 16. November Your thesis needs more concrete examples, __________ it is unlikely to be accepted. Your thesis needs more concrete examples, otherwise it is unlikely to be accepted. Self-testing Vocabulary Revision START AGAIN

7 This module: Connectors & Sentence Building items © Chris Snuggs 16. November __________ your revised version is much better, it still does not meet the required standard. (Al)though/Even though your revised version is much better, it still does not meet the required standard. Self-testing Vocabulary Revision START AGAIN

8 This module: Connectors & Sentence Building items © Chris Snuggs 16. November _________ the high quality of your reasoning, we are prepared to award you your PhD. Given/Owing to/Due to/Thanks to the high quality of your reasoning, we are prepared to award you your PhD. Self-testing Vocabulary Revision START AGAIN

9 This module: Connectors & Sentence Building items © Chris Snuggs 16. November Your thesis now meets the required standards, _____________ we are prepared to award you your doctorate. Your thesis now meets the required standards, so we are prepared to award you your doctorate. Self-testing Vocabulary Revision START AGAIN

10 This module: Connectors & Sentence Building items © Chris Snuggs 16. November Your thesis now meets the required standards. _________, we are prepared to award you your doctorate. Your thesis now meets the required standards. Consequently/As a result/Therefore, we are prepared to award you your doctorate. Self-testing Vocabulary Revision START AGAIN

11 This module: Connectors & Sentence Building items © Chris Snuggs 16. November Your range of vocabulary is impressive. Your syntax, _________, is often confusing. Your syntax, however/on the other hand, is often confusing. Self-testing Vocabulary Revision START AGAIN

12 This module: Connectors & Sentence Building items © Chris Snuggs 16. November You wrote about Plato, but you should have ignored him and written about Socrates ________________. You wrote about Plato, but you should have ignored him and written about Socrates instead. Self-testing Vocabulary Revision START AGAIN

13 This module: Connectors & Sentence Building items © Chris Snuggs 16. November The line of reasoning in your thesis is suspect. We are unable, __________, to award you a pass. The line of reasoning in your thesis is suspect. We are unable, therefore, to award you a pass. Self-testing Vocabulary Revision START AGAIN

14 This module: Connectors & Sentence Building items © Chris Snuggs 16. November The line of reasoning in your thesis is suspect. _____________, we are unable to award you a pass. The line of reasoning in your thesis is suspect. Consequently, we are unable to award you a pass. As a result, we are … For this reason, we are … Self-testing Vocabulary Revision START AGAIN

15 This module: Connectors & Sentence Building items © Chris Snuggs 16. November Your thesis isn’t very good. _________, it is extremely disappointing. Your thesis isn’t very good. In fact, it is extremely disappointing. Self-testing Vocabulary Revision START AGAIN

16 This module: Connectors & Sentence Building items © Chris Snuggs 16. November Your thesis is too long. _____________, we are prepared to award you a pass. Your thesis is too long. However, we are prepared to give you a pass nevertheless. Your thesis is too long. Nevertheless, we are prepared to award you a pass. Self-testing Vocabulary Revision START AGAIN

17 This module: Connectors & Sentence Building items © Chris Snuggs 16. November The topic you were given was Impressionism, _________ you have written about Surrealism!! The topic you were given was Impressionism, whereas you have written about Surrealism! Self-testing Vocabulary Revision START AGAIN

18 This module: Connectors & Sentence Building items © Chris Snuggs 16. November __________________ this is an interesting topic, it is not one that you needed to cover in your thesis. (Al)though/While this is an interesting topic, it is not one that you needed to cover in your thesis. Self-testing Vocabulary Revision START AGAIN

19 This module: Connectors & Sentence Building items © Chris Snuggs 16. November __________ your grammar mistakes, your punctuation is often poor. In addition to your grammar mistakes, your punctuation is often poor. Self-testing Vocabulary Revision START AGAIN

20 This module: Connectors & Sentence Building items © Chris Snuggs 16. November Your thesis is off-subject. _________________, it is poorly written. Your thesis is off-subject. Moreover, it is poorly written. Your thesis is off-subject. In addition, it is poorly written. Self-testing Vocabulary Revision START AGAIN

21 This module: Connectors & Sentence Building items © Chris Snuggs 16. November ____________ its length, your thesis doesn’t cover all the key points. Despite/In spite of its length, your thesis doesn’t cover all the key points. Self-testing Vocabulary Revision START AGAIN

22 This module: Connectors & Sentence Building items © Chris Snuggs 16. November _______ your failure to quote your sources we are unable to evaluate your thesis. Given Owing to Due to Because of As a result of Self-testing Vocabulary Revision START AGAIN your failure to quote your sources we are unable to evaluate your thesis.

23 This module: Connectors & Sentence Building items © Chris Snuggs 16. November Your thesis is very good. As ___________________, it is one of the best submitted in this academic year. Your thesis is very good. As a matter of fact, it is one of the best submitted in this academic year. Self-testing Vocabulary Revision START AGAIN

24 This module: Connectors & Sentence Building items © Chris Snuggs 16. November Your thesis is excellent. It is _______________ thoroughly researched _______________ well written. Your thesis is excellent. It is both thoroughly researched and well written. Your thesis is excellent. It is not only thoroughly researched but also well written. Self-testing Vocabulary Revision START AGAIN

25 This module: Connectors & Sentence Building items © Chris Snuggs 16. November Your thesis is excellent. It is not ________ thoroughly researched _______________ well written. Your thesis is excellent. It is not only thoroughly researched but also well written. Self-testing Vocabulary Revision START AGAIN

26 This module: Connectors & Sentence Building items © Chris Snuggs 16. November Your thesis is very poor. It is ___________ thoroughly researched nor well written. Your thesis is very poor. It is neither thoroughly researched nor well written. Self-testing Vocabulary Revision START AGAIN

27 This module: Connectors & Sentence Building items © Chris Snuggs 16. November _______ to your efforts, we have won the first prize. Thanks to your efforts, we have won the first prize. Self-testing Vocabulary Revision START AGAIN

28 This module: Connectors & Sentence Building items © Chris Snuggs 16. November Your essay was brilliant, _________ John’s, _______________, was very poor. Your essay was brilliant, whereas (but) John’s, on the other hand, was very poor. Self-testing Vocabulary Revision START AGAIN

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