The Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary has defined analyse as to study or examine something in detail, in order to discover more about it.2. Assess: Assessing involves making comments about the value/importance of the concepts and ideas under discussion. Assessment involves making clear by the use of an example. Assess in the context of discussion involves describing what people think about something. Assess has been defined as to judge or decide the amount, value, quality or importance of something by the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary.3. Compare: Comparison involves taking apart an idea, a concept or statement in order to consider all the factors it consists of and should be methodically and logically organised. Comparison in the context of discussion involves a discussion about what people think about something. The comparison involves looking for similarities and differences between the items under discussion. The Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary has defined compare to examine or look for the difference between two or more things.4. Describe: Describe is to give a detailed account of something. Describe is to give reasons for and against. investigate and examine by argument. Description involves what or how something is. or how two or more things are. The Cambridge Advanced Learner’s dictionary has defined describe as to say or write what something or something is like.5. Discuss: Discuss is to state precisely what is meant by a particular issue, theory or concept. The discussion involves describing what people think about something. The discussion involves giving reasons for and against. and investigation and examination by argument. The Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary has defined discuss as to talk or write about a subject in detail especially considering different ideas and opinions related to it.6. Illustrate: Illustrate is to make something clear or giving reasons for something.
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