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Unit 2

  1. 1. Unit One Technical Report Language and Characteristics
  2. 2. What will you learn today? Parts of Speech Multi-syllabic words Subject Verb Agreement Types of Sentences Parts of a Paragraph <ul><li>Making Sentences Say What You Mean </li></ul><ul><li>B . Precision in Using Words </li></ul><ul><li>C. Sentence Structure and Length </li></ul><ul><li>D. Paragraph Structure and Length </li></ul>
  3. 3. So what are Parts of Speech?
  4. 4. noun, pronoun, verb, adjective, adverb, preposition, interjection, conjunction Parts of Speech
  5. 5. Course Book Unit Two: Technical Report Language and Characteristics
  6. 6. <ul><li>Making Sentences Say What You Mean </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Making Sentences Say What You Mean </li></ul>(Ensuring Clarity and Readability) objectivity accuracy clarity draft precision
  8. 8. Multi-syllabic words. Ready? Now to the peer work. Ready ?
  9. 9. Multi-syllabic words One syllabus : wet cut red Two syllabus : crisis music bacon Multi-syllabic : suddenly interested ultimately watermelon realistically
  10. 10. Knowing what words mean Avoiding vague words Leaving out unnecessary words Using simple, familiar, concrete words Avoiding overworked words and phrases Avoiding technical jargon B. Precision in Using Words Clarity conciseness courtesy accessibility completeness accuracy correctness
  11. 11. C. Sentence Structure and Length simple short A clause is a group of words that usually includes a subject and a pred icate A relative clause is a kind of subordinate clause ; it usually modifies a noun -I caught the dog that bit you A subordinate clause is a clause inside another clause -They wanted a promise that no one would be punished . - They saw nobody they knew .
  12. 13. Break Time?
  13. 14. Subject Verb Agreement
  14. 16. Simple Sentence independent clause, contains a subject and a verb Types of Sentences Compound Sentence two independent clauses joined by a coordinator for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so Complex Sentence has an independent clause joined by one or more dependent clauses because, since, after, although, or when
  15. 17. D. Paragraph Structure and Length Parts of a Paragraph Topic Sentence Supporting Details Closing Sentence
  16. 19. List the linking words mentioned in the text
  17. 20. List the linking words mentioned in the text
  18. 22. ..for all the hard work you have done! … .and see you tomorrow!
  19. 23. http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/623/01/ References Purdue Online Writing Lab Writing a Paragraph+ Writing Process http://www.scribd.com/doc/491200/Writing-a-Paragraph-Writing-Process http://stewardess.inhatc.ac.kr/philoint/paragraph/paragraph-1-what-is-a-paragraph-1.htm What is a Paragraph

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