TechComm, Lecture 21 - Writing Paragraphs 1

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WRITING PARAGRAPHS 1 Technical Communication Technical Communications, University of Tehran.   Dr. Soltanianzadeh, Dr. Rahmani
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Teachers vs scientists Teachers = read every word of their student’s articles Scientists = read selectively Faced with “information explosion” “Skim” or selectively look for information Writing should be easy to skim Best way to do this = write good paragraphs Scientific Readers Dr. Soltanianzadeh, Dr. Rahmani 2 Technical Communications, University of Tehran.   
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Characteristics of a good paragraph 1. Unity: 1. focuses on a single idea or theme 2. Coherence: 1. one sentence leads to the next. Logicial. 3. Adequate supporting content: 1. Appropriate selection and number of details to support main idea. 4. Fits in overall structure: 1. Fits within the points being made in the document 5. Contributes to text emphasis 1. Adds to the creation of appropriate emphasis of document
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