English DepartmentThe Open UniversitySHOHAMLogout OU Student English DepartmentThe Open UniversitySHOHAMLogin OU Student
header login
beta version
emphasis
Exercise 1 - Understanding meaning
Emphasis comes from the word emphasize which means to show that something is important by bringing special attention to it.

For example:

You can underline an important word to put additional emphasis on it.

For university students who want to learn English, the main emphasis should be on learning words that often appear in academic texts instead of trying to learn every word.
Which answers below are closest in meaning to the word emphasis?
Click on the 3 correct answers.

This page requires FLASH
To install FLASH go to
Get Adobe Flash player

next
previous next next previous exercise 6 exercise 5 exercise 4 exercise 3 exercise 2 Flash card for emphasis exercise 6 exercise 5 exercise 4 exercise 3 exercise 1 Flash card for emphasis exercise 6 exercise 5 exercise 4 exercise 2 exercise 1 Flash card for emphasis exercise 6 exercise 5 exercise 3 exercise 2 exercise 1 Flash card for emphasis exercise 6 exercise 4 exercise 3 exercise 2 exercise 1 Flash card for emphasis exercise 4 exercise 3 exercise 2 exercise 1 Flash card for emphasis exercise 5 exercise 4 exercise 3 exercise 2 exercise 1 Flash card for emphasis
Preview release – please send us your comments
All rights reserved Copyright © The Open University of Israel