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    Cool What is a chunk or chank?

    Hi:

    I would like to know about a chunk or chank (fixed phrases)?
    how are they used?
    Thanks

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    Re: What is a chunk or chank?

    It's a group of words that tend to go together. The idea is that we drop ready-made phrases together as we speak, including collocations, colligations, etc, as an efficient way of building language instead of doing it word by word.


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    #3

    Re: What is a chunk or chank?

    Can you give me some examples of chunk?, with adverse, verbs, nouns, please?

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    Re: What is a chunk or chank?

    There's a full explanation with examples here: http://iteslj.org/Articles/Kavaliauskiene-LA.html

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