Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
0
Week 1 2012  Features of a summary
Week 1 2012  Features of a summary
Week 1 2012  Features of a summary
Week 1 2012  Features of a summary
Week 1 2012  Features of a summary
Week 1 2012  Features of a summary
Week 1 2012  Features of a summary
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×
Saving this for later? Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime – even offline.
Text the download link to your phone
Standard text messaging rates apply

Week 1 2012 Features of a summary

95

Published on

Q&A session on summary writing

Q&A session on summary writing

Published in: Education, Technology
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
95
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Features of a summary Academic Literacy MPharmacy  Semester week 1 2012 1
  • 2. Features of a summarya) Using the same order of facts and ideas as the original. Not necessary, unless you are summarising a process that logically needs the same order as the original. In fact, you probably need to reorganise the information in order to answer your question. 2
  • 3. Features of a summaryb) Using all the information from the original. No. The point is to choose what is relevant to your purpose. 3
  • 4. Features of a summaryc) Using none of the same vocabulary as the original. No. Core vocabulary is essential vocabulary and must not be changed. However, the summary should be in your own words. 4
  • 5. Features of a summaryd) Using different grammatical structures from the original. Yes. This will probably happen naturally if you rewriting from your own notes, not directly from the text. 5
  • 6. Features of a summarye) Emphasising the points you feel are important in the original. Yes. Part of the skill of summarising is emphasising important points (without saying directly ‘I think this is important’). Knowing how to select relevant information is an essential part of summarising. 6
  • 7. Features of a summaryf) Giving your opinion about or commenting on the original text. Definitely not within the summary. However, you might be asked to comment critically on the content of a summary as part of a task. 7

×