9 July 2008

Useful words for a thesis...

In order of most to least critical (and strong to weak):

Random posh getting-right-to-the-bottom-of-things words
Illuminate
Rationalise
Elucidate

Something-to-prove words
Justify
Prove
Demonstrate
Confirm
Show
Support [the notion that]
Indicate
Suggest
Claim

Digging deeper words
Analyse
Examine
Explore
Seek to understand
Probe
Question
Discuss
Assess

Describing words
Illustrate
Clarify
Define
Explain
Describe

4 comments:

Accounting Thesis said...

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Anonymous said...

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Miss Sizer said...

Hi, have reposted this on my teaching blog. I hope you don't mind, I've credited you and given them a link back to here cause it's brill! Thanks x x x

Hayley said...

Feel free! I wrote this ages ago without really thinking about it and it's still the most popular post!