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    Justify a statement

    Hello,

    Is it possible to use the word 'justify' in the folowing example: Justify the statement 'Education is a two-sided process', inviting students to discussion?

    Thank you for the time and help.

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    Re: Justify a statement

    It's possible to use 'justify', but it is asking the people addressed to give only arguments for the case, so it's not really an invitation to discussion.

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    Re: Justify a statement

    What should be used then?
    Just to put you in the picture, this is the original material of my colleague:
    Group Discussion
    1. Debate over the thesis: "Training is one of the main human activities."
    2. Analyze the fundamental role of science in higher education.
    3. Justify the statement: "Education is a two-sided process."

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    It's possible to use 'justify', but it is asking the people addressed to give only arguments for the case, so it's not really an invitation to discussion.
    Last edited by vectra; 20-Nov-2011 at 08:02. Reason: typos

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    Re: Justify a statement

    If I wanted students to discuss something, I would use the word 'discuss'.

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    Re: Justify a statement

    Got it. Thank you.

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