a spread phenomenon

This entry was created in response to a student writing:

X is a spread phenomenon

The reusable link is https://ske.li/widespread_phenomenon and looks like this:

 

NB it may be worth pointing out that widespread itself appears somewhat more associated with negatively evaluated things; the reusable link which could be used to show this is https://ske.li/widespread_adj. It looks like this:

 

accurate analysis of

This entry was created in response to a student writing:

an accurate analysis of …

The issue here is that adjectives describing analysis normally focus on how thorough it was rather than its accuracy. The reusable link is https://ske.li/detailed_analysis and looks like this:

It may also be helpful to focus on verbs which collocate with analysis in these contexts. The re-usable link is https://ske.li/make_analysis and it looks like this:

 

an efficient idea

This entry was created in response to a student writing

Applying punishments could be an efficient idea

A reusable link that could be useful here is https://ske.li/good_idea. It looks like this:

If you think a concordance would be better, here is a different link https://ske.li/it_good_idea which could be used. It looks like this: