wra 1004 February_9_Notes_Jargon

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    WRA 1004-004 Class Notes January 9, 2011
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    Agenda Main Activity Jargon—The use of specialized vocabulary Entering the Conversation Secondary Activity Adding Questions Homework
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    What is Jargon? Jargon is usually thought of to be the special  words or vocabulary people use if they belong  to a particular group, engage in a particular  activity, or have a particular job. For example, I play hockey. I might use words  and phrases like: offsides, crease, left wing,  edges, faceoff…  These represent some hockey  jargon.
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    Writing Activity Think of a group you belong to or an  activity you do. Are you a gamer? Do you  fish? Hunt? Cook? Play music?   Write a paragraph about the activity you  do or the group you are a part of, using  the jargon associated the group or  activity.
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    What I might write… I really miss playing ice hockey. Some of my  favorite memories are those of skating down the  rink, especially in the last period of a game.  Teammates passed the puck from center to left 
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This note was uploaded on 05/19/2011 for the course WRA 1004 taught by Professor Hayen during the Spring '11 term at Michigan State University.

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