Summary writing: part I

Lukmani, Yasmeen (2016) Summary writing: part I. Language and Language Teaching, 5 (1). pp. 12-15. ISSN 2277-307X

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Abstract

The primary objective of this article is to introduce the readers to the nuances of writing a summary. It will be published in three parts in different issues of LLT. Summary writing is not just a part of the language curriculum but is needed in our day to day activities as well. Students have traditionally been taught how to summarize or write a precis in their language classes. While doing this, the emphasis has been on condensing both information and language in order to provide a gist of the original. While it is important for summaries to be accurate, there is no clear-cut methodology for either teaching summary writing or for assessing the summaries produced. In addition, it is assumed that a complete and elegant statement is always required in a summary.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Uncontrolled Keywords: Summary Writing, readers, teaching, summaries produced
Subjects: Language
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University publications > Language and Language Teaching
Depositing User: Mr. Sachin Tirlapur
Date Deposited: 25 Aug 2018 09:51
Last Modified: 25 Aug 2018 09:51
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URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/858
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