Words to avoid in a writing task (B2-C1)- alternatives

If you’re writing an essay, report, article, formal letter/ email…and you find yourself using words such as ‘people’, ‘things’, ‘something’, ‘good’ or ‘bad’, please look at this infographic for alternatives:

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Click here for a pdf version of the infographic.

Or better still, if you are not pressed for time, go to a thesaurus, like the Oxford Thesaurus, and you will be able to find a more accurate synonym, depending on the context and the exact notion you want convey (the exact meaning of the word you’re looking for).

Further tips to improve your writing:

3 comments on “Words to avoid in a writing task (B2-C1)- alternatives

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