Session 8 (Answer Key) - English for Academic Studies...

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English for Academic Studies (Workshop) Session 8: Paraphrasing Skills (Key) Semester 1, 2011/12 © PolyU HKCC 1 Session 8: Paraphrasing Skills (Key) Part A: Diagnostic Test Exercise A1: Read the above selection and circle the letter of the title that best describes the selection. A. Halloween and Celtic tradition B. The origin of Halloween C. Similarity between Halloween and the Hungry Ghost Festival Exercise A2: Paraphrase one by one the first three sentences in the paragraph. (Answers may vary.) 1. While people enjoy the fun of Halloween, little do they know about its origin. Most people do not know where Halloween comes from, although they may celebrate the festival. Or Participating in the fun activities of the Halloween, only a few people are aware of the source of Halloween. 2. The festival has its roots in Celtic festival of Samhain, during which people celebrate the beginning of the darker half of the year. Halloween evolved from the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, which signals the
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This note was uploaded on 03/17/2012 for the course COMP 3868 taught by Professor Keithchan during the Winter '97 term at Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

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