A) Complete the following sentences.
1) My field of research is ...
2) The problem I am studying concerns ...
|| study ...
do research on ...
carry out an investigation of ...
undertake a study of ...
I am engaged in
investigating researching into
|| the activity
The main aim /goal of my study
The chief purpose of my work
The primary objective of my research
|| to find out ...
to discover ...
to obtain ...
to assess ...
to show ...
to test ...
to check ...
to verify …
| The problem I am trying to solve
The problem I am studying
The investigation I am
|| interesting, challenging, original, promising
of practical importance /of great service for …
of fundamental value
| involves certain difficulties.
presents a challenging area of human activity.
In my work I
|| turn for help to
turn for advice to
discuss things with
|| my supervisor
my fellow workers
| consult standard reference books
|| to determine the parameters of ...
to examine facts about/questions concerning ...
to measure the rate of/the amount of …
to obtain data on ...
to test the validity of ...
|| the idea
| to provide evidence for ...
to reveal the causes of ...
to find out whether ...
to present to provide
strong sufficient convincing interesting important promising
|| showing suggesting indicating which
show(s) suggest (s) indicate (s)
| This evidence These data
|| theoretical /fundamental importance.
9) The techniques I use/apply /employ are as follows: ...
10) The procedure I follow in my experiments is like this:
11) The facilities I need for my work include: ...
3.4. (B) Restate the following questions:
PATTERN: What education did you get? -
| Would /Could you tell me
I'd like to know
|| what education you got?; why you’ve chosen this topic?;
if (whether) you had some experience in dealing with such problems before?
1) What is your branch of science? Is it a promising area?
2) What is your specific interest in this field? Do you expect to make a significant breakthrough in the area with your investigation?
3) What are your scientific interests outside your problem? Has general knowledge of the developments in world science a stimulating effect on you?
4) What activities does your program of study and research include? Is it hard to fulfill?
5) What are the basic requirements your supervisor puts forward? Can you meet them?
6) Do you like the way you cooperate with your supervisor? How does he assist you?
7) What techniques do you use in carrying out your experiments? Should you develop new techniques or the old methods work well?
8) How is your thesis developing? Do you encounter difficulties on the way?
9) Do you believe the results of your research will find practical application anytime soon?
10) Do you need special equipment for your investigation?
3.4. (C) Answer the restated questions using 'for example' and 'namely' to give details.
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