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Instance – IELTS word of the day

Today’s word from the academic word list

instance

Notes

  • 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 instancean instance ofa 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”

 

   

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