EN08 Unit 3 Vocabulary List- Research

EN08 Unit 3 Vocabulary List- Research
research (n)
investigation into a subject in order to discover or revise facts, theories, or
purpose (n)
an intended or desired result; end; aim; goal
evaluate (v)
to judge or determine the significance, worth, or quality of; assess
source (n)
a book, statement, person, etc., supplying information
paraphrase (n)
a restatement of a text or passage giving the meaning in another form;
quote (v)
to cite a passage from a book, speech, or the like, as evidence or support
plagiarism (n)
an act of using or closely imitating the language or thoughts of another without
crediting the original author
outline (n)
a general sketch in linear form using Roman and Arabic numerals, as well as
lower and uppercase letters, to indicate the main ideas, details, and evidence
that will be presented in an essay
citation (n)
the quoting of a book or author in support of a fact
works cited (n)
an alphabetical list of sources used in an essay following a specified format, such
as MLA
textual reference (n)
quoting a passage from a specific text to support a claim
claim (n)
an assertion of something as a fact
objective (adj)
not influenced by personal feelings, interpretations, or prejudice; based on
facts; unbiased
generalization (n)
a proposition asserting something to be true either of all members of a
certain class or of an indefinite part of that class
credible (adj)
worthy of belief or confidence; trustworthy