Academic Vocabulary

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Instruction: Use the academic verbs in the box to replace the highlighted informal verbs in the sentences. 

suggest           contain         investigate       conduct      demonstrate       note

1). Lee’s (2006) research shows a programme where children learned to draw maps spontaneously in kindergarten.
2). Chan and Leung (2005) think that in some classrooms children can sit quietly if they are given worksheets which have little written language. 
3). This essay talks about children’s language learning through peer interaction in kindergarten.
4). The research was done 10 years before and the results are no longer relevant to the millennial babies.
5). Teachers in early childhood settings see that an increasing number of Hong Kong children can speak more than one language before the age of five.

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