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    • Writing II 2NI
    • Short stories.
    • Short stories These are examples of narrative essays.
      • Short story competition You have decided to enter a short story competition.
      • Your story must end with the words “… and he always believed in his dreams from that day on.”
      • Your story must begin with the words “It was April 1st, so I decided to play a practical joke.”
      • Personal narrative
      • Write a story with the following title: “The worst birthday party ever.”
      • Think of a time when you were very nervous: your first plane ride, your wedding, your first day at school, etc. Tell what happened and how you reacted.
    • How do we write a story?
      • Title. What is the story about?
      • Introduction: 1st paragraph. Set the story: time, place, characters, situation.
      • Main body: 2nd and 3rd paragraphs. Say what happened.
      • Closing: 4th paragraph. Bring the story to a close and say how the characters felt and reacted.
    • What tenses should you use?
      • PAST SIMPLE
      • PAST CONTINUOUS
      • PAST PERFECT
      RAIN LEAVE EARLY ARRIVE AT THE AIRPORT It was raining , but we arrived at the airport on time because we had left early.
    • Use reported speech, and be careful with pronouns, say /tell, tense backshift and indirect questions!
      • She asked to me what was I doing.
      • She asked me what I was doing.
      • He said me he is going to look for her.
      • He told me he was going to look for her.
      • I wondered where is he.
      • I wondered where he was.
    • USEFUL ADVERBS Complete the following.
      • Unf_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _, she died.
      • Sur _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _, they called back.
      • They g_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ lost touch.
      • She i_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ phoned her father.
      • S_ _ _ _ _ _ _, the lights went out.
      • For_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _, nobody was hurt.
      • Ob_ _ _ _ _ _ _, he was very proud of her.
      • Ev_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _, they found the body.
    • USEFUL ADVERBS Complete the following.
      • Unf ortunately , she died.
      • Sur prinsingly , they called back.
      • They g radually lost touch.
      • She i mmediately phoned her father.
      • S uddenly , the lights went out.
      • For tunately , nobody was hurt.
      • Ob viously , he was very proud of her.
      • Ev entually , they found the body.
    • USEFUL TIME PHRASES Complete the following.
      • Introduction.
      • ______ there was a woman who …
      • O____ day, Many y____ ago,
      • Main body
      • A f____ days later, A_______ a while,
      • The f___________ night Then
      • Closing
      • At l_____, Ev______________,
      • _____ the end, F______________
    • USEFUL TIME PHRASES Complete the following.
      • Introduction.
      • Once there was a woman who …
      • O ne day, Many y ears ago,
      • Main body
      • A f ew days later, A fter a while,
      • The f ollowing night Then
      • Closing
      • At l ast, Ev entually,
      • In the end, F inally,
    • EXTREME ADJECTIVES make your story more interesting. Match the following.
      • surprised
      • hot
      • good
      • happy
      • cold
      • silly
      • angry
      • bad
      • funny
      • boiling
      • ridiculous
      • hilarious
      • delighted
      • astonished
      • freezing
      • dreadful
      • furious
      • terrific