Clarify the language
By taking the time to break down the question, even in exams, you will be able to write your essay more quickly and confidently.
Subject-specific words tell you what you have to write about – what you need to cover and what you can leave out. You might need to define some of these words in your introduction.
- Indigenous people
'We can only guess at the reactions of Indigenous people to the impact of colonisation.' Discuss.
In this question, the important subject-specific words are:
In your introduction you would say which Indigenous group/s you're going to focus on and define what you think 'colonisation' means.