EG1413 Summary Practice and Answer

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Here’s some more practice in summarizing a writer’s point of view. A) Read the extract below B) Do t he follow ing: 1) Sum m arise each paragraph , using your ow n w ords as f ar as possible. 2) Sum m arise t he passage in about 120 w ords. 3) Sum m arise t he w hole passage (ie w hat is t he w rit er’s point ?) in one or t w o sent ences. 1) Those responsible for teaching young people have resorted, at different periods of history, to a variety of means for making their pupils learn. The earliest of these was the threat of punishment, which meant that the pupil who was slow, careless-or inattentive risked either physical chastisement or the loss of some expected privilege or treat. Learning was thus, to some extent, associated with fear, particularly in the minds of those who found certain subjects hard to master. 2) At a later period, pupils were encouraged to learn in the hope of some kind of reward. This often took the form of marks awarded daily or weekly for the work done, and sometimes of prizes given at the end of each year to the best scholars. Such a system appealed to the
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