Here're some groups of words that commonly occur in Event Recounts, with examples. Here is some information about the way the information is shown.

Event Recounts often report personal feelings. Here are some examples of words that express worry and anxiety.

Words that express worry and anxiety.

words such as: worry, anxiety, fear, distress, nervous, shock Example

Try Tasks 1, 2 3 and 4 below to familiarise yourself with the way these words can be used.

In Event Recounts writers often write about their ability and willingness to do things. Here are some examples.

Words that express ability and willingness.

ability & willingness Example

Event Recounts often report personal feelings.

Words that report personal feelings.

words used when talking about how easy or difficult something is Example
words that express worry and anxiety Example

Try Task 5 to practise use of these words and phrases.

If you are writing an Event Recount, you might also find this language useful:

Task 1

Event Recounts often report personal feelings such as worry and anxiety. Type the correct form of the word anxiety: anxiety/anxieties/anxious.

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Task 2

Event Recounts often report personal feelings such as worry and anxiety. Type the correct form of the word disappoint: disappointment / disappoint / disappointed / disappointing.

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Task 3

Event Recounts often report personal feelings such as worry and anxiety. Type the correct form of the word frustrate: frustration / frustrated / frustrating.

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Task 4

Event Recounts often report personal feelings such as worry and anxiety. Type the correct form of the word worry: worry / worries / worried / worrying.

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Task 5

Place the following sentences in one of two groups, according to whether they are discussing problems or solutions to problems.

 

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