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Presentations Vocabulary, Study Skills: Class Word List

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Competent
Good enough
An audience
The people watching something
Facial
Using your face
Persuasive
In order to make someone believe something
Posture
The way you stand
Tone
Sound and rhythm
To influence
To have an effect on something
An impression
A feeling / idea
To shift
To move a little
To sacrifice
To give something up for something else
To rely on
To use only one thing too much
To rehearse
To practice (a performance)
To reinforce
To make something stronger
To emphasize
To make something clear
To ignore
To choose not to care about something
To exceed
To do more / too much
Superficial
Not detailed / with no real meaning
Predetermined
Decided by someone else
coherent
logical and connected together
plagiarism
copying (stealing) other writers' ideas
to acknowledge
to show you accept or recognize something
effective
in a way that produces the most benefits
to paraphrase
to rewrite something in original words
to summarize
to write the most important points of something
to evaluate
to decide how much you accept / agree with something
critical thinking
to not accept everything you read/hear as truth
a prompt
something that helps you to remember something else
to observe
to follow carefully
to overcome
to no longer be afraid of / stopped by something
to distinguish
to understand the difference between two things
a transition
a smooth way of moving from one thing to the next
persuasive
in a way that makes other people accept what you are saying
an aid
something that helps you to do something
a barrage
continuous dropping of bombs / firing of guns
a proposal
a plan or suggestion (often in written form)
obvious
easy to see / understand
beneficial
has positive effects / results
to restate
to say again in a different way
relevant
directly connected to the subject / topic
alternative
another choice / option
a peer
a person in the same group / level as you
insomnia
a sickness that makes you unable to sleep
to coincide
to happen at the same time as something else
to appreciate
to understand/respect the good points of something
predetermined
decided before
narrow
limited / brief
a draft
an unfinished version of something (usually writing)
hands-on
practical
Irrelevant
Not connected to the topic
Contradictory
Something you say or write that does not support your opinion but is against it
Excessively
Too much
Accurate
Factually true
Objective
Based on facts not feelings
Subjective
Based on feelings not facts
Concise
Not too long
Appropriate
Correct for this situation
A requirement
Something that needs to be done
To clarify
To check you fully understand something