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Today’s daily word is



This is a group of words that can come in useful when you are categorising things: for instance, you can compare and contrast external factors to internal factors. It is particularly useful when discussing cause and effect.

Forms of the word

external: the adjective

externally: the adverb

externalise: the verb

externalisation: the noun

Using the word

factors: We should also remember that there are also external factors that affect how children behave at school.

influence: One external influence on the behaviour of children can be what they see on television.

pressure: Some degree of external pressure may be needed if advertisers are to change their practices.

environment: Very often the external environment, including people they meet at school, has a greater influence on children than their parents have.


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One Response to External

  1. reena April 5, 2014 at 6:05 pm #

    Thank you

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