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Lec 4 - Revision


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Lec 4 - Revision

  1. 1. REVISION Thesis Statement Paraphrasing Cohesion Introduction Conclusion
  2. 2. Which paragraph is this? •an attention-grabbing first sentence •informative sentences that build to your thesis •the thesis statement, which makes a claim or states a view that you will support or build upon
  3. 3. Which type of introduction suits this one? The pentagon has twice as many bathrooms as are necessary. The famous government building was constructed in the 1940s, when segregation laws required that separate bathrooms be installed for people of African descent. This building isn’t the only American icon that harkens back to this embarrassing and hurtful time in our history. Across the United States there are many examples of leftover laws and customs that reflect the racism that once permeated American society. With the world is moving fast towards modernity, these laws and customs should be abolished because….(main ideas)
  4. 4. Which type of introduction suits these? • “If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart” • I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.
  5. 5. “There cannot be true democracy unless women's voices are heard.”
  6. 6. Which type of introduction suits this one? Hillary Rodham Clinton once said that “There cannot be true democracy unless women's voices are heard.” In 2006, when Nancy Pelosi became the nation’s first female Speaker of the House, one woman’s voice rang out clear. With this development, democracy grew to its truest level ever in terms of women’s equality. The historical event also paved the way for Senator Clinton as she warmed her own vocal chords in preparation for a presidential race. As women’s equality being widely debated, women’s capability to rule the nations should not be doubted because….(main ideas).
  7. 7. SPM is the end of the world. Or is it the beginning?