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By Stephen Bailey

Essentially organised into 4 elements, this re-creation permits lecturers and scholars to quick locate aid they wish with all writing projects. every one half is split into brief sections containing factors, diagrams and perform routines, to be used within the school room or for self-study.

content material: Writing technique --
parts of writing --
Accuracy in writing --
Writing models.

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12 Organising Paragraphs 1. topic 2. restatement 3. reason 4. example 5. 3 5. Cohesion The sentences below form a paragraph, but have been mixed up. Rewrite them in the correct order and analyse the paragraph structure, using the components below. Topic 1, Topic 2, Example, Information, Reason a) Even simple words like ‘dinner’ or ‘hello’ were not recognised. b) Consequently, the keepers have been trained to talk French to the baboons. c) The zoo realised that the animals were used to hearing commands in French.

5 million species had been named, but the true figure might be as high as 100 million. Our ignorance of this made it almost impossible to work out the actual rate of extinction. 6 Selecting Key Points 23 century were comparable with the extinctions of earlier periods, evidence of which is found in the fossil record. 5. When preparing to write an essay you may be concerned with only one aspect of a text, so that your key points relate only to the topic you are examining. ’ Read the text below and underline the sections relevant to your essay.

The polar region to the north can generate cold winds at most seasons of the year. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . variations within Britain, there are significant differences between regions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . the south of England can be much warmer than the north of Scotland, especially in winter. . . . . . . . . . . . the west of Britain is usually much wetter than the east. . . . . . . . . . . . . . even in the same district, hilly areas will be cooler and wetter than the lowlands.

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