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2.5 Using noun groups to label diagrams

Noun groups are often used by teaching materials to convey complex information in a concise and precise way. This allows the writer to express complex information clearly and in a small space. In the example below, which has been taken from the Open University course S104 Exploring science, noun groups are used to label a diagram.

Noun groups used to label a diagram
Source reference: The Open University (2007)
Figure 5 Noun groups used to label a diagram