Conversation Gambits: Real English Conversation Practices by Eric Keller

By Eric Keller

Dialog GAMBITS is especially designed to educate the language of dialog and dialogue. via their cautious selection of language, the authors are expecting the phrases and words scholars would require to participate within the dialog actions successfully. dialog Gambits is the correct fabric for a talk path or dialog alternative.

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You should think about not only the explicit meaning of the author’s words but also the logical implications of those words. How to Recognize Inference Questions Inference questions will usually include the word infer, suggest, or imply. b b b Which of the following can be inferred about X? The author of the passage implies that X . . Which of the following can be inferred from paragraph 1 about X? Tips for Inference Questions b Make sure your answer does not contradict the main idea of the passage.

You are then asked a question like any of the following: b b b The word “ X ” in the passage is closest in meaning to . . The phrase “ X ” in the passage is closest in meaning to . . In stating X, the author means that . . Tips for Vocabulary Questions b Remember that the question is not just asking the meaning of a word; it is asking for the meaning as it is used in the passage. Do not choose an answer just because it can be a correct meaning of the word; understand which meaning the author is using in the passage.

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