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Common vocabulary in Academic Reading – Unit 35 – Research and study aims

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Bài tập 1: Viết lại các câu dưới sử dụng những từ và cách diễn đạt đã học. Sử dụng những từ trong ngoặc để bắt đầu câu mới

1. Protecting the privacy of our subjects must take priority over absolutely everything else.
We must give
2. Our intention in designing the questionnaire was to make it as simple as possible to answer.
We designed the questionnaire with
3. We aimed to define and evaluate a new approach to urban planning.
We had as our goal the
4. I did not intend to become a scientist when I began my studies.
I had no
5. A methodology based on a hypothesis does not work in some cases.
A hypothesis-
6. Our project is located in the area where sociology and psychology meet.
Our project is located at

Bài tập 2: Đọc những miêu tả trong bài nghiên cứu học thuật của họ và trả lời những câu hỏi. Sử dụng từ điển nếu bạn không biết từ nào đó.

Dr Janeja (in a lecture): ‘We wanted to see if we could explain the fact that the expansion of the universe is accelerating.’

Dr Finstein (in an introduction to an article): ‘Our research questioned the notion that larger mammals only appeared long after the dinosaurs had died out.”

Prof. Li (in a lecture): “We carefully restricted our sample to people born within ten kilometres of the lake’

Prof. Simons (in a lecture): “We wanted to build on existing research and offer new insights into the effects of stress.’

Dr Andreas (in a conference presentation): “We really wanted to put into practice some of the research on e-learning to improve our present system?

Prof. Horza (in an article): ‘We were hoping to instigate a new type of investigation.’

Dr Tadeus (in a conference presentation): ‘We had no detailed plan at the outset; things developed as we went along.’

1. Whose team took a deliberate decision to do something?
2. Whose team wanted to further the understanding of something?
3. Whose team did not have a strategy for their research?
4. Who wanted to start something that had not existed before?
5. Whose team was interested in the application of something?
6. Whose purpose was it to establish a reason for something?
7. Whose research challenged an existing idea?

Bài tập 3: Trả lời những câu hỏi dưới về từ vựng trong chủ đề này.

1. What word can we use to refer to the basic support services and systems of a country?
2. What phrase can we use if everyone in a country seems to be discussing an issue?
3. What is another word for academic subjects?
4. What phrase means the basic knowledge of an academic field?
5. How could the phrase the place where theory meets practice be reworded?
6. What verbs are typically used with (a) objective and (b) target? (a), (b)
7. What are the two noun forms connected with the verb motivate? ,
8. What is the opposite of theory-led research?

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