Today’s word from the academic word list is:
- A super important word this one. It is particularly useful in the advantage/disadvantage type essay as a fairly close synonym for “advantage”.
- Another very common usage is describe “benefits” under the welfare system such as unemployment or housing benefit.
- There are also a few different forms of the word including: beneficial and beneficiary.
- Be careful with prepositions. There are a number of possibilities; for example, it may be of great benefit but to someone’s benfit