• Argument 

    Open Learning Center – OLC (Al-Quds Open University – Palestine, 2014-07-30)
    An argument linguistically, speaking, is a disagreement between two or more people, sometimes resulting in them shouting angrily at each other. An argument is also a set of statements (sentences) that you use in order to ...
  • Cause and Effect 

    Open Learning Center – OLC (Al-Quds Open University – Palestine, 2014-07-27)
    This unit has dealt with cause and effect. First, the nature of cause and effect was discussed. Secondly, it was shown how cause and effect could occur in one and the same sentence as well as between sentences. This can ...
  • Comparison & Contrast 

    Open Learning Center – OLC (Al-Quds Open University – Palestine, 2014-07-26)
    This unit is about comparison and contrast, as we know that they are used in communication, spoken and written language, to make what we say or write about persons, things, ideas etc… both of them are common and useful ...
  • Generalization and Qualification 

    Open Learning Center – OLC (Al-Quds Open University – Palestine, 2014-07-28)
    Generalization and qualification can occur at the sentence and discourse levels. They can take place on their own. Moreover, generalization and qualification can also be used in writing in conjunction with other language ...
  • Inferences and conclusion 

    Open Learning Center – OLC (Al-Quds Open University – Palestine, 2014-07-31)
    An inference is something you decide that it is true on the basis of information you have, while the on the other hand, conclusion is basically the ending of something. A conclusion often involves making a summary of the ...
  • Interpretation of Data 

    Open Learning Center – OLC (Al-Quds Open University – Palestine, 2014-07-29)
    In this unit you have to study what data and interpretation of data mean. As you have seen, interpretation of data involves various function of language such as comparison, contrast, making generalization, exemplification ...