Description

What is it? What happened? Why am I talking about it?

Interpretation

What is important, relevant, interesting, useful?
How is it similar to or different from others?
How can it be explored, explained using contemporary theories?

Language to us

For me, the

significant
important
relevant
useful

aspect(s)
element(s)
experience(s)
issue(s)

was
were

Previously
At the time,
At first
Initially
Subsequently
Later

I

thought
felt
knew
noticed
questioned
realised

This

could be
is probably

because of
due to
explained by
related to

This

reveals
demonstrates
is different from
is similar to

Outcome

What is important, relevant, interesting, useful?
How is it similar to or different from others?
How can it be explored, explained using contemporary theories?

Language to use

Having

read
experienced
applied
analysed
compared

[something] I now

feel
think
realise
wonder
know

I have significantly developed/improved my

skills in
knowledge of
ability to

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