Unit 6 Basic Writing WTUC April 12, 2007
Answers to Quiz 1 <ul><li>There are three important steps to follow if you want to enter a university. </li></ul><ul><li>I...
Sequence <ul><li>a.  2, supporting  </li></ul><ul><li>b.  5, concluding  </li></ul><ul><li>c.  1, topic  </li></ul><ul><li...
Answers to Quiz 1 <ul><li>Answers to A and B </li></ul><ul><li>Activity 9, pp. 82–83:  </li></ul><ul><li>The Frozen North ...
How to train a cat <ul><li>Possible topic sentences are #2 and #4 </li></ul><ul><li>#1 merely announces the writer’s plan ...
Scuba diving <ul><li>Possible topic sentences are #4 and #5 </li></ul><ul><li>#1 and #2 are not complete sentences </li></...
Possible Concluding sentence <ul><li>I enjoy sitting on the grass under the tall tress,  just as I used  to when I was a c...
Paragraph 41 <ul><li>1.  The dictionary definition of gumbo does not make it sound as delicious as it really is.  </li></u...
Paragraph 42, p. 92 <ul><li>According to  The American Heritage Dictionary , gossip is a “trivial rumor of a personal natu...
<ul><li>3.  Yes  </li></ul><ul><li>4–5.  Answers will vary. </li></ul>
Paragraph 43, p.94: <ul><li>1.  The history of the pretzel, which is a salted, glazed biscuit that is often shaped or twis...
Activity 2, pp. 96-97: <ul><li>2.  “a short . . . purpose,”  </li></ul><ul><li>3.  “a narcotic . . . addictive,”  </li></u...
Activity 3, p. 97:  <ul><li>a.  5  </li></ul><ul><li>b.  4  </li></ul><ul><li>c.  1  </li></ul><ul><li>d.  7  </li></ul><u...
Activity 5, pp. 98–99: <ul><li>1.  Learning vocabulary  </li></ul><ul><li>2.  The key-word method, which can help foreign ...
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Unit 6- Part 1

  1. 1. Unit 6 Basic Writing WTUC April 12, 2007
  2. 2. Answers to Quiz 1 <ul><li>There are three important steps to follow if you want to enter a university. </li></ul><ul><li>I’ll never forget my first rock concert. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Sequence <ul><li>a. 2, supporting </li></ul><ul><li>b. 5, concluding </li></ul><ul><li>c. 1, topic </li></ul><ul><li>d. 3, supporting </li></ul><ul><li>e. 4, supporting </li></ul>
  4. 4. Answers to Quiz 1 <ul><li>Answers to A and B </li></ul><ul><li>Activity 9, pp. 82–83: </li></ul><ul><li>The Frozen North : Paragraph 36, p. 82: Life is also difficult in desert regions . </li></ul><ul><li>Bears of the Arctic : Paragraph 37, p.83: It snows a lot in the Arctic . </li></ul>
  5. 5. How to train a cat <ul><li>Possible topic sentences are #2 and #4 </li></ul><ul><li>#1 merely announces the writer’s plan </li></ul><ul><li>#3 is a title and not a complete sentence </li></ul><ul><li>#5 is too general </li></ul>
  6. 6. Scuba diving <ul><li>Possible topic sentences are #4 and #5 </li></ul><ul><li>#1 and #2 are not complete sentences </li></ul><ul><li>#3 relies on the vague word ‘interesting’ </li></ul>
  7. 7. Possible Concluding sentence <ul><li>I enjoy sitting on the grass under the tall tress, just as I used to when I was a child. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Paragraph 41 <ul><li>1. The dictionary definition of gumbo does not make it sound as delicious as it really is. </li></ul><ul><li>2–5. Answers will vary. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Paragraph 42, p. 92 <ul><li>According to The American Heritage Dictionary , gossip is a “trivial rumor of a personal nature,” but this definition makes gossip sound harmless when it really is not. </li></ul><ul><li>Gossip is worse than the definition indicates. The writer mentions this in several places: damage; can’t do anything to answer or protect himself or herself; hurt feelings; lost career; gossip is much worse . </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>3. Yes </li></ul><ul><li>4–5. Answers will vary. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Paragraph 43, p.94: <ul><li>1. The history of the pretzel, which is a salted, glazed biscuit that is often shaped or twisted like a knot, is quite interesting. </li></ul><ul><li>2. It is not a dictionary definition. </li></ul><ul><li>3–5. Answers will vary. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Activity 2, pp. 96-97: <ul><li>2. “a short . . . purpose,” </li></ul><ul><li>3. “a narcotic . . . addictive,” </li></ul><ul><li>4. “extremely . . . rich,” </li></ul><ul><li>5. “parents . . . children,” </li></ul><ul><li>7. announced, “Beginning . . . covering.” </li></ul><ul><li>8. asked, “Where . . . go?” </li></ul><ul><li>9. opponent, “Are . . . out?” </li></ul><ul><li>10. “I . . . longer,” </li></ul>
  13. 13. Activity 3, p. 97: <ul><li>a. 5 </li></ul><ul><li>b. 4 </li></ul><ul><li>c. 1 </li></ul><ul><li>d. 7 </li></ul><ul><li>e. 3 </li></ul><ul><li>f. 2 </li></ul><ul><li>g. 6 </li></ul>
  14. 14. Activity 5, pp. 98–99: <ul><li>1. Learning vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>2. The key-word method, which can help foreign language learners remember new vocabulary, is gaining popularity among teachers and students. 3. To explain a new method for learning vocabulary. </li></ul><ul><li>4. Two; the Japanese example and the Malay example. </li></ul><ul><li>5. It would be difficult to understand the topic because readers are unlikely to have any background knowledge about this topic. </li></ul><ul><li>6. Answers will vary. </li></ul>

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