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:

 

ability of learning

This entry was created in response to a student writing:

and to recognise their ability of learning…

The re-usable link is https://ske.li/ability_to and looks a bit like this:

 

An alternative way of looking at this is to see which verbs most commonly follow ability to… – the link here is https://ske.li/ability_tonf and looks like this: