signal phrase 2

signal phrase 2 - Patti Pena, mother of a child killed by a...

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Acknowledges, adds, admits, agrees, argues, asserts, believes, claims, comments, compares, confirms, contends, declares, denies, disputes, emphasizes, endorses, grants, illustrates, implies, insists, notes, observes, points out, reasons, refutes, rejects, reports, responds, suggests, thinks, writes. Signal Phrase : a phrase, clause, or even sentence which leads into a quotation or statistic. These generally include the speaker/author’s name and some justification for using him or her as an expert in this context; it may also help establish the context for the quotation. Model Signal Phrases: In the words of researchers Redelmeier and Tibshirani, “…” As Matt Sundeen has noted, “…”
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Unformatted text preview: Patti Pena, mother of a child killed by a driver distracted by a cell phone, points out that “…” “…” writes Christine Haughney, “…” “…” claims wireless spokesperson Annette Jacobs. Radio hosts Tom and Ray Magliozzi offer a persuasive counterargument: “…” Verbs in Signal Phrases Acknowledges Adds Admits Addresses Argues Asserts Believes Claims Comments Compares Confirms Contends Declares Denies Disputes Emphasizes Endorses Grants Illustrates Implies Insists Notes Observes Points out Reasons Refutes Rejects Reports Responds Suggests Thinks Writes From Diana Hacker, The Bedford Handbook (7 th ed)...
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2011 for the course ENGL 1101 taught by Professor Kirlew during the Fall '08 term at Georgia State.

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