Can I say: I will do/make revision of the material that we have covered so far.

Should I say : I will revise the material that we have covered so far.

  • What do you mean by saying material? – Mustafa Jan 19 '12 at 21:58
  • And where is the article? It ought to be: "I will do/make a revision". – Kris Jan 20 '12 at 8:58

You do revision of the material you've covered so far. You can also revise the material that you've covered so far.

More collocations of the word revision with its different meanings can be found here. It's a dictionary of collocations for students of English. Just type the word revision and take a look at the results.

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  • Is this British I wonder? I expect to hear an article with revision: You do a revision, make a revision, prepare a revision, work on a revision, etc. – Julia Jan 19 '12 at 23:35
  • @Julia: If you are referring to doing revision of the material covered so far, yes, it is British. – Irene Jan 20 '12 at 16:48

Revision may possibly collocate with these verbs:

make, complete, undergo, undertake, approve, recommend, suggest

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