HANDOUT 6 - UNDERGRADUATE COOPERATION PROGRAM HANDOUT 6 REVISING 6.1 Subject code ENGL 1301 Subject name Composition 1 Instructor T Minh Thanh Ph.D

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HANDOUT 6 Subject code: ENGL 1301 REVISING Subject name: Composition 1 Instructor: Tô Minh Thanh, Ph.D. 6. 1 Revising for  sentence skills  6. 1.1 The first original version [Langan, 2008: 149-150] “revenge” 1 Revenge is one of those things that everyone enjoy . 2 People don’t like to talk about it , though . 3 Just the same , there is nothing more tempting ,   more   satisfying   or with the reward of ( Central idea ) a bit of  revenge ( Topic ) . 4 The purpose is not to harm your victims . 5 But to let them know that you are upset about something they are doing to you . 6 Careful plotting can provide you with relief from bothersom coworkers , gossiping friends , or nagging family members . 7 Coworkers ( Subtopic 1 ) who make comennts about the fact that you are always fifteen minutes late for work can be taken care of very simply  ( Controlling idea ) . 8 The first thing that you should do is to get up extra early one day . 9 Before the sun comes up , drive to each coworkers house , r each under the hood of your coworker’s car and disconnect ed the center wire that leads to the distrib cap . 10 The car will be unharmed , but it will not start , and your friends at work will all be late for work on the same day . 11 If your lucky , your boss might notice that you are the only one there and will give you a raise . 12 Later if you feel guilty about your action   you call your coworkers anonymously and tell them how to get their cars running again ( Sentence-skills mistakes can be found in the sentence/word groups marked 1, 3, 5, 6. 9, 11 and 12. ) 6. 1.2 The first revised version A bit of Revenge Revenge is one of those things that everyone enjoy s. People don’t like to talk about it , though . Just the same , there is nothing more tempting ,   more   satisfying   or more   rewarding ( Central idea ) than a bit of  revenge ( Topic ) . The purpose is not to harm your victims but to let them know that you are upset about something they are doing to you . Careful plotting can provide you with relief from bothersome coworkers , gossiping friends , or nagging family members . 1
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HANDOUT 6 - UNDERGRADUATE COOPERATION PROGRAM HANDOUT 6 REVISING 6.1 Subject code ENGL 1301 Subject name Composition 1 Instructor T Minh Thanh Ph.D

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