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Presentación tipos de párrafos


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Esta presentación describe brevemente, los principales tipos de párrafos, según su ubicación, contenido y estructura lógica.

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Presentación tipos de párrafos

  2. 2. The paragraph is a logical, linguistic and contextual unit, it is maked up by one or more sentences that present a main idea, which should be expressed clearly, coherence and concordance.
  3. 3. The paragraphs can be classified according to their: Location Content Logical structure
  4. 4. Initial or introduction paragraph: It is the beginning of a writing and its function is to introduce the reader to the topic to consider. There are several ways to present the initial paragraphs.
  5. 5. An quote: Related to the explaineds. An anecdote: in order to capture the reader's attention. One or several questions: posed the problem to develop. A Synthesis: summarizes the topic or thesis of the text.
  6. 6. Transition paragraph: indicates the change to a different idea or theme. This paragraph shows the relationship between the new idea or theme and the previous. Some expressions used to link paragraphs, are: with that said, in view of the above, as a result, therefore, besides the above, an example of this is, with the purpose of, in order to, etcetera.
  7. 7. Final or conclusion paragraph: Summarize the general meaning of the text and it serves to close or finish the subject. Some expressions that can be used are: in conclusion, in short, in summary
  8. 8. Argumentative paragraphs: These are the one that have an idea to convince the reader of what is being denied or affirmed. Conceptual or definition paragraphs: These make a precision of the meaning of a term or it focuses a thought that is clarified ahead in the paragraph. These are the type of paragraphs that help the reader get a better understanding about the author’s idea. Chronological paragraphs: these refer to temporal series of an event.
  9. 9. List paragraphs: These ones organize the text. This paragraph can be before or after a list of things and properties that refer to: an object, idea or fact. Descriptive paragraphs: These ones describe: objects, people, ideas or situations. These type of paragraphs must to have an order; for example: From the general to the particular, from the external to the internal or from the past to the present and vice versa.
  10. 10. Explanatory paragraphs: Its function is to do than reader understands clearly about topic. Its contents characterize the cause get increase and in detail the information.
  11. 11. Explanation paragraph: One of its purpose is in the education. Some characteristics are:  Specific and objective.  Provide information and knowledge.  Written in present.
  12. 12. Narrative paragraph: Tells a situation through facts sequence in chronological order. The same paragraph must to be descriptive. The topic must progress.
  13. 13. Comparative paragraph Shows difference and similarity between several objects, success or any phenomenon. The main idea is easy to identify and delimit its cause. May separate the ideas with the differences or connect it with the likeness.
  14. 14. Introduces the topic through a series of facts or events, includes: The reason or causes that have generated the fact or the consequences derivative of it. May be narrative, informative or argumentative.
  15. 15. Organized in two parts:  The first presents the problema in explicit or veiled way.  In the second one the solution is exposed, in the same way that the problem.
  16. 16. Describes a series of events or a process in some kind of order.
  17. 17. Main idea at the beginning. For its construction is part of a generalization and then present specific cases. Main idea at the end. It begins with sentences that express secondary ideas to arrive at a generalization, or thematic idea as a conclusion of what has been affirmed. Example: "That life is simpler than what we believe in. That is what my best friend thinks, and I began to think when I saw the cruel scene of a woman who had lost everything on TV the other afternoon; myself". Example: "There was a sound in the middle of the night." He woke up after the barking of his dog and heard the front door close abruptly, and he shuddered, a few steps approaching his bedroom ... Joaquín lived alone: someone had entered in his house in half of the night and the danger had it”.
  18. 18. Is used to close a topic or section. It is easy to detect it because it starts with expressions such as the following: in conclusion, in synthesis, of all the above we can conclude that, consequently and others similar.