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Exercise 5 - Language in use
To establish something, you need strong evidence. There are many types of evidence - not all types of evidence are strong enough to help you establish or prove something.

Here are some types of evidence that often appear in academic texts:

Consistent evidence – evidence based on similar results from different studies.

Ambiguous evidence – evidence that can be interpreted in more than one way.

Conclusive evidence – evidence that leads to only one possible conclusion.
Sort the types of evidence below into two categories:

evidence that is strong enough to establish or prove something, and
evidence that is not strong enough to establish something.

Drag and drop your answers into the table.

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