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PTE Review Manila Tips: Creating Your Academic Collocation List Do you want to boost your vocabulary? Aside from enrolling in PTE review Manila and joining a study group, it is also beneficial to seek different study tips and techniques that can help enhance not only your communication skills but also your learning abilities. For instance, most test takers are now using the Academic Collocation List in their review sessions.

What Is the Academic Collocation List? The Academic Collocation List (ACL) was compiled from the written curricular component of the Pearson International Corpus of Academic English (PICAE). This list was developed in four stages: 

Stage 1: Computational analysis of the PICAE

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Stage 2: Refinement of the data-driven list (Quantitative & Qualitative parameters)


Stage 3: Expert review

Stage 4: Systematization

The Academic Collocation List consists of 2,469 most frequently and academically relevant lexical collocations in written academic English.

How to Create an Academic Collocation List? If you’re a student enrolled in PTE review Manila, it is essential that you know how to create your Academic Collocation List. To guide you more, read and follow these four simple steps. Step #1: Choose a Text The Academic Collocation List (ACL) is best suited for academic texts that contain many collocations. In choosing a text, make sure that it includes words that are often used together in a sentence (e.g., academic discourse, critical points, cognitive development, etc.) Step #2: Skim the text After you have picked a text, skim each paragraph and determine its overall idea. Doing this enables you to understand the arguments discussed in the text as well as the supporting details mentioned in each paragraph. Step #3: List down all the collocations As you skim the text, list down all the collocations that you found in each paragraph. Don’t forget to count the number of times that a collocation appears in the text. Make sure that the collocations are related to the main idea of the text. Step #4: Organize your list The Academic Collocation List comprised of 5 columns: the number of time appeared in the text, word one, part of speech (1), word two, and part of speech (2). To boost your Pearson Test of English Academic review preparation even more, below is a sample illustration of the list: No. of time

First word

appeared of

Part of Speech

Second word

(1)

Part of Speech (2)

the text 5 times

Critical

Adjective

Point

Noun

7 times

Continuous

Adjective

Process

Noun


5 times

Densely

Adverb

Populated

Verb

10 times

Communicate

Verb

Effectively

Adverb

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PTE Review Manila Tips: Creating Your Academic Collocation List  

If you’re a student enrolled in PTE review Manila, it is essential that you know how to create your Academic Collocation List. To guide you...

PTE Review Manila Tips: Creating Your Academic Collocation List  

If you’re a student enrolled in PTE review Manila, it is essential that you know how to create your Academic Collocation List. To guide you...

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