I hope you all had a bit of a rest over the Golden Week vacation, and that none of you caught spring fever.
In today’s lesson, we looked at the different parts of a concluding paragraph: thesis restatement, body paragraph summaries and a final thought. The most important sentence will be your final thought; you want to leave the reader with a strong impression so that he/she remembers your essay. For your final thought, you can use the following types of sentences:
Course Quiz #1:
In next week class (May 20), we will have our first quiz. Make sure you review the following in order to prepare for the quiz:
1. essay structure
2. direct and second-hand quotations
3. how to make a summary
If you cannot attend the test, you must contact me no later than Tuesday evening before 9:00pm. If you are absent due to illness, you will need to provide me with a medical certificate.
1. Complete body paragraphs #2 and #3
3. Blog comment #4
Blog Question #4:
Read through your feedback and corrections on your first body paragraph. What are three specific things you need to pay attention to before you start writing body paragraphs #2 and #3?