How to identify the Writer’s Tone, Purpose and Intention

The Author’s Tone: If the author was speaking to you, what would it sound like? Is the author passionate about the topic? Sarcastic? Neutral? Is the author arousing emotions? Does it evoke feelings of sympathy, anger, happiness or sadness? Looking at the author’s tone can lead the reader to the overall purpose.   The Author’s Purpose An author’s purpose is the…

English A Comprehension Passage

Read the following passages then answer all the questions set on them. Gradually, every parent becomes aware that his or her child has adult concerns, wants acres of privacy and no longer trusts the goodwill of parents in the same old way. These are the biggest of all changes in child-parent relations, and are almost always in place by age…

Multiple Choice Reading Comprehension

  Read the passage carefully. Then choose the correct answer. The Asian elephant is another type of elephant found in the world, besides the African elephant. They share some similarities. Elephants are social creatures and live in herds. Asian elephants are normally found in countries like India, Indonesia, Malaysia and Myanmar. An adult Asian elephant stands at two to three…