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SWE_1 Glossary

Friday, 8 December 2023, 3:41 PM
Site: Open Learning
Course: English: skills for learning (SWE_1)
Glossary: Glossary

abstract nouns

(Noun, plural) Names of ideas, states or qualities. These cannot be seen or touched.


(Noun) A word made up of the initial letters of many words. For example: FAQ (frequently asked questions) and DIY (do it yourself)


(Noun) A particular task you are asked to do in the context of your job or studies. At university, an assignment may be an essay, a report or an oral presentation which is  submitted to your tutor for a mark and comments

autobiographical recount

(Noun) A text that describes events in your own life


(Noun) Possibility to decide what tasks should be carried out and in what way they could be done.