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Organization of the Paragraph ppt

  1. 1. Paragraph writing
  2. 2. Paragraph Writing • Writing is an essential job skill • Builds your ability to explain complex positions • Develops communication and thinking skills • Helps give others feedback and helps others give feedback to you. • Writing expresses who you are as a person
  3. 3. • Organization of the paragraph • VOCABULARY CHOICE
  4. 4. Unity • It means that all the sentences refer to the main idea, or the topic of the paragraph. • Exercise 1: The original student paper: • I live in a flat with my family. We have two bedrooms and a living room. We have a garden and we have some flowers there. In weekdays I arrive home at five o'clock and I have lunch. Then I do my homework and go to bed. I had a computer but now it doesn't work. I have a brother and a sister and I think I am very lucky to live with them. Sometimes our relatives visit us. Our flat becomes very crowded sometimes but I like it
  5. 5. coherence • It means that the sentences should be organized in a logical manner and should follow a definite plan of development.
  6. 6. Faulty Start • A nonsense sentence: • E.g. I want to talk about friendship. • 2. A cliché: e.g. Friends plays a great role in our lives. Friendship is a very important issue in today's world.
  7. 7. Lack of Topic Sentence • Topic sentence is the main idea, your attitude, your evaluation of something.
  8. 8. Development of the ideas • It means that every idea discussed in the paragraph should be adequately explained and supported through evidence and examples.

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