PR_comments_Effective_or_not - about limitations, but maybe...

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Effective or Not? Directions: Read the following example peer-review comments and determine if they are effective or not. If you think they are not effective, circle the reason(s) why they are not. Comment Effective? Not Effective? 1. Make sure your verb tenses match. Not Specific Not Constructive Not Polite 2. Your summary needs one more sentence. Not Specific Not Constructive Not Polite 3. Your topic sentence is weak. I’m not in accounting, and anyone else who isn’t won’t get it either. Try to revise it using everyday language. Not Specific Not Constructive Not Polite 4. I don’t understand this. Change it. Not Specific Not Constructive Not Polite 5. Try mentioning some positive things in your conclusion. Most of this section talks
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Unformatted text preview: about limitations, but maybe future studies could improve these in certain ways? And your results might still turn out correct. • Not Specific • Not Constructive • Not Polite 6. Your thesis statement is ok. • Not Specific • Not Constructive • Not Polite 7. So many grammar mistakes! • Not Specific • Not Constructive • Not Polite 8. Your example really helped me understand the term! • Not Specific • Not Constructive • Not Polite 9. ?? • Not Specific • Not Constructive • Not Polite 10. Describe the study better. • Not Specific • Not Constructive • Not Polite Created by: J. Tschopp-Huang, 2010...
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2012 for the course ESL 501 taught by Professor Spear,a during the Spring '08 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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