02. ideas of the passage

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02. ideas of the passage

  1. 1. Ideas of the Passage Fitrotul Maulidiyah
  2. 2. It is very common for reading passages in the Reading Comprehension section of the TOEFL test to have questions about the overall ideas in the passage.
  3. 3. The most common type of question Subject Title Main Idea Topic
  4. 4. SKILL 1 Answer Main Idea Questions Correctly
  5. 5. Reading Passage on TOEFL Test Questions about the main idea of a passage
  6. 6. Questions about main idea of a passage Being worded in a variety of ways Topic, subject, title, primary idea, main idea
  7. 7. Asking the primary point the author is trying to get across in the passage Being generally written in a traditionally organized manner Finding the main idea from the topic sentence = 1st paragraph
  8. 8. If a passage consists of only ONE paragraph The beginning of that paragraph to determine the main idea
  9. 9. GROUP 1
  10. 10. Main Idea How intelligence differs from reasoning in Dewey’s works.
  11. 11. If a passage consists of MORE THAN ONE paragraph The beginning of EACH paragraph to determine the main idea
  12. 12. GROUP 2
  13. 13. Main Idea Two nitrogen processes
  14. 14. Read the 1st line of each paragraph Look for a common theme or idea in the first lines How to answer the questions? Skim over the rest of the passage to find the topic sentence Eliminate definitely wrong answers
  15. 15. SKILL 2 Recognize the Organization of Ideas
  16. 16. Organization of ideas You will be able to determine how the ideas in one paragraph (or paragraphs) relate to the ideas in another paragraph (or paragraphs).
  17. 17. How does each paragraph relate to each other? Provides examples to support the ideas in the first paragraph Precedes the ideas in the first paragraph Outlines the effect of the idea in the first paragraph Refutes the idea in the first paragraph
  18. 18. GROUP 3

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