jueves, 30 de mayo de 2013

Entry #6

English Academic Writing Introduction, parts of a paragraph:
  •  Topic sentence. The subject. An interesting topic. Give your opinion.

  •  Body. The heart. Gives supporting details or arguments. Details ordered by importance/ By chronology.
  •     Closing sentence. Remains the topic to the audience. A little extraargument.

University of Massey, writing structured paragraphs:
  • Style
  • Correct punctuation
  • Paragraphing.
  • Clear  and logical paragraphs.
  • Understandable material.
  • A distinct section in a piece of writing.
  • Indicated by a new line.
  • Started with a topic sentence.
  • Sentences related to each other (COHERENCE)
  • One main idea, one focus. (UNITY)
  • Cohesion
  • Main idea supported by examples and details. (DEVELOPMENT)
  • Concluding paragraph:   Main points summarized.    Short.     Main conclusion stated.    It must satisfy the reader.
  • Do not:    Introduced new material.    End with a generalization.  End with a quotation.


Alex (). Introduction to English Academic Writing. [ONLINE] Available at: [Last Accessed 30 May 2013].

The Student Learning Centre Albany Campus (2005). Writing Structured Paragraphs. [ONLINE] Available at: [Last Accessed 30 May 2013].
Licciardi, Magali Rocio.
Tovagliari, Maria Florencia.

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