Exercise 6 - Towards academic reading
Sometimes writers do not notice that their sentences are
and can be understood in two different ways.
Ali is an Egyptian fish biologist.
This sentence can have 2 different meanings:
1. Ali is an Egyptian, he is a biologist who studies fish.
2. Ali is a biologist who studies Egyptian fish.
However, writers sometimes choose to make their statements
Why would a writer decide to use an
statement instead of saying something openly and clearly?
Click on 3 correct answers.
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