Simple or simplistic? – and other tricky word choices – by Helen Stevens and Laura Ripper…

on School Proof site:

When it comes to expressing yourself in writing, it’s important to choose exactly the right words to convey information and to communicate your thoughts and opinions. That’s the case whatever you’re working on, whether it’s school reports, emails to colleagues, or even teaching materials for students.

But it can sometimes be tricky to decide between two closely related words whose meanings are similar, though not quite the same. And sometimes choosing one instead of the other can change the meaning of the whole sentence.

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