All the best, Kirk The Learn English Team I read the introduction above and found this sentence "However, sometimes the same name is used for very different types of assignment, and different names are used for very similar types of assignment." It says "very different types of assignment".
I thought it should be "very different types of assignments instead of assignments". Hello zjboss, Both singular and plural are used after 'types of' and I don't think there is a hard-and-fast rule dealing with this.
Some direct parallels are made between Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait and The Dude’s harassment by Jackie Treehorn (his goons pee on The Dude’s rug).
At one point, The Dude’s stoned brain rattles off a line from something he had overheard on TV: “this aggression will not stand.” It’s a line from George H. Bush’s speech about Kuwait that the Dude heard as he bought some half & half from Ralph’s grocery store.
However, sometimes the same name is used for very different types of assignment, and different names are used for very similar types of assignment.
Some of these assignments are more common in some disciplines than in others. Three thousand examples of proficient British university assignments from more than 30 disciplines, such as business, engineering, law, biology, sociology and history have been collected. By analysing these assignments 13 basic Note that the names that have been given to these assignment families have very specific meanings on this site, but you will probably find that your lecturers and your fellow students use these names much more loosely – they may for example call most written assignments "essays", and they may use the terms "essay" and "report" interchangeably.
One of my favorite movies of all time is The Big Lebowski.