Today’s word from the academic word list
- This is a must have word. It is extremely useful for giving variety to the way you introduce examples in your writing – and examples are key to making your writing coherent.
- Some phrases using instance that you should become familiar with include: for instance, an instance of, a particular instance, (not) a single instance, a notable instance
- a useful verb here is cite in that you amy cite an instance of something happening
- A good variation to for instance is to use an instance of this or an instance when…
- a slightly different phrase is in the first instance generally meaning “the first of a series of actions”