Day 9 of Spring Break – WORD CHOICE QUESTIONS– Reading for Understanding, Analysis and Evaluation

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Show how the writer’s word choice helps us to understand his admiration for the beauties of the island (2)

IT’S STILL QUITE easy to walk alone on an idyllic beach in Phu Quoc, and imagine you are the only person on a pristine island. It’s even easier to imagine you are alone if you walk 100 metres into one of the remaining patches of majestic jungle.
But it is not as easy as it was. We first went to this Vietnamese treasure in the Gulf of Thailand five years ago. Already the high-rise hotels on some stretches of the west coast were reminiscent of the worst of the Costa del Sol, with outraged TripAdvisor reviews to match.

1 thought on “Day 9 of Spring Break – WORD CHOICE QUESTIONS– Reading for Understanding, Analysis and Evaluation

  1. Technique – Word Choice
    Idyllic
    Idyllic has connotations of perfect and ideal conditions. This suggests that Phu quoc beach is everything that the writer wanted the beach to be in order to make him happy and contented

    Technique – Word Choice
    Magestic
    Magestic has connotations of magnificent and elevated. This suggests that the jungle is also impressive and awe inspiring which reaches far beyond the writers expectations

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