Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 4 – Episode 36 – Speaking Skill – Giving Examples

In order to express your ideas clearly and convincingly, it is important to give examples. Many learners of English use the phrase “for example,” but research shows this expression is used too often. The expressions below are more frequently used in academic English.

An example of……../ ……is a classic example of…./A prime example of this is…../…., to name on example.

Complete the sentences with an expression above.

  1. The Mayans are ______________an advanced culture that never invented writing.
  2. The wheel ______________________ of an important prehistoric invention.
  3. The drawbacks of cell phones include the potential risk of cancer, ___________________.
  4. Mary Ander, the creator of the windshield wiper, _____________.


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