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Danial Syah

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RESearch Finding
expert testimony
Personal Observation
ELC 501 : English for critical academic reading
Types of supporting details
Expert Testimony Expert Opinion

Explanation Research Finding

Example Statistics

Personal Observation
Definition Personal Observation
Example :
Watching a movie at home is more relaxing than going to a movie theatre.
Before becoming parents, adults must make sure that they are ready not only for the joy but also for the hard times.
Having lost twenty pounds by using a Hula-Hoop for twenty minutes after every meal strengthen the belief on it as a serious weight-loss technique.
Teachers have the power and the responsibility to enrich their students’ lives.

Definition Explanation
Specific descriptions that give a clear picture about something and focus on clarifying an idea for readers, who are unfamiliar with the topic.
Example :
The reason
the cat has fleas is that the weather has been damp.
A kite uses wind to make it fly
it is heavier than air.
Recycled glass bottles are made in a very similar way
, but cost less and use up fewer natural resources.
The saliva contains an amylase enzyme
which begins
the digestion of starch and changes this to a simple sugar called maltose.

Judgement of justification based on own experience, supervision and identification of the researcher.
Definition research finding
Research – performing a methodical study in order to prove a hypothesis or answer a specific question

Finding – information that you discover, or opinions that you form after doping research

example :
Based on the research
, dark chocolate is one of the best sources of antioxidants .
have found that salicylic acid associated to wide variety of diseases .
It is proven
that mercury is very harmful human being.
From the
research conducted by Dr. Monash,
it shows that physical exercise is good for mental health.

definition statistics
A fact in the form of a number that shows information about something.

Example :
Report shows
that the level of IPU in Selangor is 351.
The current population in Malaysia is
to be 482, 664, 989 people .
The number of intake for this semester is
30% higher than last semester.
table show the monthly expenses
of students in UiTM Puncak Alam.

expert opinion
definition example
Something such as an object, a fact or a situation which shows, explains or supports what you say .

examples :
The punishment for murder has become so much less oppressive in this modern day as society becomes increasingly aware of civil rights, especially the right to life.
For example
, a judge could sentence a man to life in prison as man could be jail in fifteen years or less.
For example
, when an individual is anxious about an examination or job interview, his or her nervousness may result in a physical reaction such as headache.
The most important
is trusts.
One simple example
of this, The Fund for American Studies reports that a majority of people would not give up the Internet forever for one million dollars.

definition expert opinion
A belief, impression, judgement or prevailing view held by a person who is very skilful or has advanced training and knowledge in a particular area or field.

examples :
Do what you love.
Steve Jobs once told a group of employees
, “People with passion can change the world for the better.” Jobs has followed his heart his entire life and that passion, he says, has made all the difference. It’s very difficult to come up with new, creative, and novel ideas unless you are passionate about moving society forward.
"It is unfortunate that many people who witness or hear about acts of animal cruelty are unaware that legal action can be taken to help stop the problem,"
says Dr. Larry Hawk,
ASPCA President and CEO. "Education and activism are the keys to solving this battle."
“Good leadership is to know when to go, and you only succeed as a good leader if you've transported someone else in and the company gets stronger. Then you've succeeded as leader,"
says Tony Fernandez
"What the research shows is that, in countries where they spend more time on homework, the achievement results are lower,"
Dr Walker
, from Sydney University's Education Faculty, said.
definition expert testimony
The word or speech that comes from a person that is a respected expert in the field of the topic that in discuss
examples :
According to heart specialist Dr. Martha Grogan
“Antioxidants in red wine may help protect the lining of blood vessels in your heart.”
The person who knows the most about getting hired usually gets the desired position. "Chemistry is the paramount factor in hiring,"

states Wilhelmus B.Bryan Ill
executive vice-president of William H.Clark Associates, a
New York recruiting firms.
According to the National Environment Agency
, the highest Pollution Pollutant Standard Index (PSI) reading on record in Singapore is 401 (hazardous) in July 2013
Sheldon is one of a handful of
media psychologists
in the country researching forms of new media.“They live their lives immersed in technology, surrounded by cell phones, computers, videogames, digital music players and video cams,” Sheldon says. “We need to understand not just how they use these new tools, but how they are affected by them.
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