VOCABULARY: EXPLICIT WORD FAMILY: adjective MEANING: clear, detailed, unmistakable, obvious EXAMPLE: Films that include explicit violence should not be watched by under 18 year olds. STRESS: ex-PLIC-it
Quick test! Are these sentences logically correct? I can understand why she got lost as the directions I gave her were very explicit
No, this is not logically correct. Clear directions should have meant she didn’t get lost, so it should be ‘I can’t understand….’
I didn’t realise that there would be extra costs involved as the explanation given was not explicit.
Yes, this is logically accurate.
It is important for teachers to be very explicit when giving instructions to students so they understand what they are expected to do.
Yes, this is also logically accurate.
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