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Written Communication II Portfolio Kirsty K. BarrĂ­a 8-871-709


Introduction The process of putting together a portfolio will help you become a more effective writer. You can gather together the workshops, classworks and journals that have helped you obtain the skills you have gained during a writing course. To make an effective portfolio you must save everything you do. Every classwork and assignment is a clear tracker of your development. Your portfolio must reflect your personal style. After all, every piece of writing is made by you and it demonstrate your skills and how much you’ve grown throught the course. Having the helpful information at one place, will help you in your future creations.


Journal #3

Journal #2


Assignment #1: My Family


Assignment #1: My Family


Assignment #1: My Family


Assignment #2: How to Plan a QuinceaĂąera Party


definition

Knowing English increases your chances of getting a good job in a multinational company within your home country or of finding work outside your country.

multinational

own sentence Ipsos is a multinational company that operates all over Latinamerica.

sample is a corporate organization that owns or controls production of goods or services in at least one country other than its home country.


definition

sentence or inscription in which specific letters, interpreted as numerals, stand for a particular date when rearranged.

chronogram

own sentence We need to arrange our chronograms for this new class.

sample You need to present the chronogram of the course.


definition

not based on or conforming to what is generally done or believed.

Unconventional

own sentence Times have changed and what we today call unconventional, tomorrow will be regular.

sample There are many unconventional families.


definition

express the meaning of (the writer or speaker or something written or spoken) using different words, especially to achieve greater clarity.

paraphrasing

own sentence I was paraphrasing Martin Luther King’s “I have a dream”, but they didn’t understand.

sample You can add a concluding sentence by paraphrasing the introductoru sentence.


definition

not able to be quenched.

unquenchable

own sentence Thor’s thirst for revenge was unquenchable.

sample "his enthusiasm was unquenchable"


definition

indulge with every attention, comfort, and kindness; spoil.

pamper

own sentence You can’t keep pampering your students like that.

sample “… as every other father with a single daughter to pamper”


definition

to throw, pitch, or fling, especially to throw lightly or carelessly.

toss

own sentence She tossed the pancake in the pan.

sample “… toss every stressful situation outside your party planning”


definition

a person or animal that lives in or occupies a place.

inhabitant

own sentence Humans inhabitate the world of Midgard.

sample â€œâ€Ś Future kids will have a country with polite, respectful and kind inhabitants.â€?


definition

To gather, crowd, bunch.

cluster

own sentence I was clustering the topics for the first assignemnt.

sample Clustering is a way of prewriting.


definition

intensify, increase, or further improve the quality, value, or extent of.

enhance

own sentence The Government promised to enhance the highway.

sample You need to enhance your punctuality skills.

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