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ESPECIALIZACIÓN EN PATOLOGÍA DE LA CONSTRUCCIÓN. By Yenny Gaviria


WRITING WORKSHOP #1 PARTS OF SPEECH

NOUNS Person – Place – Thing – Animal - Idea

VERBS Jump – Dance - Swim

ADJECTIVES Describe Nouns and Subject Pronouns.


Other Important parts of Speech:

SUBJECT PRONOUNS Short word that replaces a noun(He – She – It)

POSSESIVE ADJECTIVES Word that modifies a Noun (My – Her – Your)

PREPOSITIONS Word that relates a Noun or Pronoun (About – Across – Before – By…)


WRITING WORKSHOP #2

SIMPLE SENTENCES AND TRANSCRIPTION EXPRESSIONS There are three types of Sentences SIMPLE SENTENCES: It has two elements (Subject and verb). COMPOUND SENTENCES: Two independent Clauses joined by a conjuntion.(A nd, But, So or For). COMPLEX SENTENCES: It´ s used to make clear which ideas are most important or subordinate. ( Because, Since, A fter).


TRANSITION EXPRESSIONS These are words or phrases that connect distinct ideas. They show readers how one idea relate to another. ( Puntuation )


WRITING WORKSHOP #3

CONNECTORS AND COMPOUND SENTENCES

CONNECTOR: It is a word that connects two simple sentences: Connectors  Connectors  Connectors  Connectors  Connectors 

of of of of of

Time Condition Place Cause Contrast


COMPOUND SENTENCES There are different structures to write a compound sentence.

TRANSITIONS AND COMPOUND SENTENCES To create detailed and elaborated sentences.


READING STRATEGIES PREVIEWING: To provide a prelimitary sample or overview. Guess the main topic Activate previous Knowledge about the topic.

SCANNING:

To look over quickly and systematically To analyze into metrical patterns SPECIFIC INFORMATION


SKIMMING: To give quickly and systematically GENERAL INFORMATION Methods of Skimming: • To skim aonly the middle section of an article. • To use a ruler as a pointer. • To use a method called zigzag skimming.


WRITING WORKSHOP #4

VOCABULARY: Getting Meaning of words from Context A way to learn about unknown word is to try to figure out its meaning from context clues.

CONTEXT CLUES: Familiar words and phrases in a sentence or paragraph. These are words that you know.


GUIDE ON IDENTIFYING MAIN IDEAS IN A TEXT Identify the topic, Subject, Title or ideas.

IT IS USUALLY THE FIRST SENTENCE IN A PARAGRAPH FOR ACADEMIC ESSAYS.

MAKING INFERENCES

1. 2. 3.

To deduce Information on a specific part of a text Find the main ideas Determine the author´s purpose. Understand vocabulary in context


GUIDE AND PARAPHRASING AND SUMMARIZING ďƒźParaphrase

is simple a restatement of an idea into your

own words. STEPS: 1. Read the material you want to paraphrase several times. 2. Try rewriting the material in your own without looking at the original source. 3. Check your rewrite against the original material, making sure to verify that your rewrite is accurate and consistent with the intent of the source.


SUMMARIZING It teaches students how to discern the most important ideas in a text STEPS 1. Begin by reading the text selection 2. Take into account the next framework questios:  What are the main ideas?  What are the crucial details necessary for supporting the ideas?  What information is irrelevant or unnecessary?

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