ESL Lessons - Collocations
In this ESL Lesson you will learn about Collocations.
"common combinations" of words that are used together are called collocations. They can be used in different ways.
The word paper can be used in different ways in English- paper = regular pieces of paper
- paper = short for "newspaper"
- papers = official documents
- paper = academic written work
In this video below you will learn 25 different expressions (collocations) with "paper". Avoid "strange" or unnatural combinations of words.
ESL Lessons - Collocations25 English Expressions with the Word PAPER
One unit of paper is called:
a sheet of paper or a piece of paper.
Actionsfold a piece of paper
crumple up a piece of paper
rip/tear a piece of paper
scraps of paper
Paper = Newspaperexamples: today's paper, Sunday paper, local paper
Papers = Official DocumentsIdentification, divorce, dismissal, import/export etc.
- Show your papers, Sign the papers
Paper = Academic writing- write a paper, research paper
The students turn in their papers. The teacher grades the papers and hands the papers back.
Scholars may write a first draft of the paper...They can send in the final draft of the paper.
After the paper is published...scientists can discuss the paper...
present the paper at a meeting...
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