Exercise 5 - Language in use
something, you need strong evidence. There are many types of evidence - not all types of evidence are strong enough to help you
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
or prove something, and
evidence that is not strong enough to
Drag and drop your answers into the table.
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