How to Write a Summary

    This post is designed to walk you through the summary writing process. Therefore, click on the link in the order in which they occur to fully understand the summary writing process. How to write a summary Summary Writing Tips 2 Summary Writing videos  Simple Practice Summary Activity Summary Writing Practice 1 Past Paper Summary Writing Questions Past Paper Sample…

Sample CSEC English A Past Paper Summary Writing Question

Sample CSEC Section A- Summary   Read the following article on tattoos carefully and list FIVE MAIN points discussed, then write a summary of the article in NOT MORE THAN 120 words. If this limit is exceeded, only the first 120 words of your answer will be read and assessed. As far as possible, use your own words. Your summary…

CSEC English A Summary Writing Practice

Practice Question 1 Summarize the passage below in no more than 50 words. There is a fourth dimension to any garden that may often be overlooked. This is the dimension of fragrance, and although its appreciation is not new, it seems to have been cast aside to make room for texture, form and color. Fragrance is subjective, and opinions of…

Summary Writing Tips 2

Simple Summary Writing Guidelines 1. Read the texts quickly for main ideas (skim) 2. Look again at the passages to ensure you have all the main ideas (scan). 3. Underline the most important words (marking). 4. Write down the key words in simple sentences. 5. Compare the original text with yours to ensure that you have all the essential information. Things to Remember…

CSEC English A Sample Summary Writing Question

Here is a CXC past paper type summary writing question. This is the type of summary writing question that has been on CXC English A past papers NB: CXC suggests spending no more than 35 minutes to answer the summary writing question in Section one, paper 2 of the English A exam. Read carefully the following conversation between Ross and Susan and then…