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make materials.

Postby jose rock » Sat, 18 Jun 2005 01:33:11 -0500

What is the right collocation to use with materials? My teacher said you cannot make materials you devise them? Do you agree? What other collocations can we have with materials in the sense of making them?
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Re: make materials.

Postby Easy-Online-Schedule » Mon, 25 Jul 2005 09:52:08 -0500

You'd only want to be making materials if your school doesn't use a set text or curriculum, and then only if they provide you with enough *paid* perparation time.

In that case, your choice and collocation of words will depend on the ability of your target students: use more intervening words between your verb and object pairs for higher levels, and little to no words between for lower levels, ex:

"I go shopping"
as opposed to
"I occasionally find the need to go shopping"
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Postby emile » Mon, 23 Jan 2006 10:39:05 -0500

you create, produce, devise or come up with materials. devise is the most formal.

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Postby damiangriff » Tue, 12 Sep 2006 03:07:51 -0500

How about write materials? "I've written some new teaching materials."

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Postby chriswrites » Mon, 08 Jan 2007 06:28:02 -0500

These suggestions are all good. Congratulations to the person who asked: considering you are thinking about problems this advanced means you are doing quite well!

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Postby eslkorea » Thu, 26 Jun 2008 10:22:13 -0500

wow! nice suggestions..thanks for sharing :)
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