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Discussion in 'Modern foreign languages' started by nraies, Oct 18, 2018.
hi great people...can any one please explain risidual ....in a simple way please
Sorry, I certainly cannot. I have never seen the word before.
Do you mean "residual". That is a normal word, and there should be dictionary definitions online. But if it isn't what you mean, or if it is and you are still struggling with understanding, please say so, ideally with a context, and I or someone else here will surely be happy to try to help.
Two sorts of residual.
1. How did pupils do compared to how they 'should' have done assuming that the rank order of their maths and English tests aged 11 'should' be the same as on your subject aged 16.
2.How they did in your subject compared to their other subjects.
What a patronising response. Nraies may not be a native speaker, may have heard the word and tried to guess the meaning hence an inability to look it up in a dictionary. The more I go, the more I think that the problem with this profession is the lack of communication skills of its members. Empathy and compassion should be our main skills.
In my grumpiness I got my wording muddled up! I meant ' tried to guess the spelling'. Apologies.