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    #1

    "funtional supportive employment of visuals"

    It is about one of the criteria students should follow when creating their own explainer video.
    One of this criteria should be:

    "functional supportive employment of visuals".

    Is it correct to say it so?


    I mean the visuals they use must have a function. With "supportive" I mean that the material employed must support the presentation, mening that it must have have function.
    Well, it might be I could leave one of the adjectives and use ony one instead.

    Thank you in advance.
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    Re: "funtional supportive employment of visuals"

    Yes, you could use "relevant".
    "Visual material must be relevant".

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    Re: "funtional supportive employment of visuals"

    "funtional" or/and "supportive" would be wrong?

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    Re: "funtional supportive employment of visuals"

    "Supportive" doesn't work for me, and "employment" is an example of using a "big word" when a little word (use) is the natural choice.

    Use of relevant supporting visual aids/visuals.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: "funtional supportive employment of visuals"

    Quote Originally Posted by meraviglioso View Post
    "funtional" or/and "supportive" would be wrong?
    Did you mean "employment of functional, supportive visuals"?
    "Functional" is wrong. It tends to suggest that the visuals need to do something, but doesn't say what.

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    Re: "funtional supportive employment of visuals"

    Well, by "functional" was meant that the pictures should have a function, that is the function of supporting the explanation you make during your "Explainer Video".
    Let's assume I am creatig an Explainer Video about the question whether Prenatal Testing good or bad is. In the introduction I might say something like:"Olivia is pregnant and she is worried. Should she have her unborn child tested?" and I could use hier as fucntional, supportive visual a picture of, say, a pregnant woman, a worried face but not of a printer [I'm exaggerating here, of course!].

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    Re: "funtional supportive employment of visuals"

    Use "relevant".
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    Re: "funtional supportive employment of visuals"

    I'll add that I have never heard "Explainer Video" used either.
    Informational video.
    Last edited by bhaisahab; 04-Dec-2015 at 09:42. Reason: Correct small typo.
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    Re: "funtional supportive employment of visuals"

    Quote Originally Posted by meraviglioso View Post
    Would "functional" or/and and/or "supportive" would be wrong?
    Note the correct way to ask your question.

    We write/say 'and/or' — not 'or/and'.

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    Re: "funtional supportive employment of visuals"

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    I'll add that I have never heard "Explainer Video" used either.
    Informational video.
    There are English videos that use the term available for sale on line. They are published in Poland.
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