Unformatted text preview: can damage houses and endanger those who live in them. Source from: http://penningtonpublishing.com/blog/grammar_mechanics/ten-tips-to-improving-writing-coherency/ Coherent Practice Task: With a partner, see if you can make the following paragraph more coherent (make it flow better) by using some of the four main cohesive devices (transition words, synonyms, pronouns, repetition of key words). You may rearrange the information or add a phrase when necessary, but try not to change the content of the paragraph. I have a really old car. The fan-belt of my car broke when was on my way home. My friend was having a birthday party. It was 8:00 p.m. last night when it started, but I was too late. Lights were on in a house by the side of the road. I needed to make a phone call so I went to the house. ... To make a long story short, it ended up costing me over $200.00....
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