Writing a good topic sentence,I'm going to share with you what I've Learned from my professor of writing, a topic sentence is the key to start writing a good paragraph.
What is a topic sentence ?
What does it do?
How I can write one?
Weak : I have been studying karate.
Strong : studying karate has given me strength and self-confjdence.
- A good topic sentence should NOT be :
- Too broad (too much to write about)
Weak : Australia is an interesting country.
Strong : on my visit to Australia, I saw many unusual animals.
- Too marrow ( not enough to write about )
Weak : school starts at 8:30 a.m
Strong : getting ready for school in the morning is more difficult than any of my classes.
Topic sentence exercises :
Choose the best topic sentence for each group of supporting sentences. Write it on the line provided.
a) Sending cards is very popular in North America.
b) Birthday cards are the most popular kind of card.
c) It is important to send thank-you cards.
b) City taxes are too high.
c) City taxes pay for new roads.
b) Advances in technology have made the world seem smaller.
c) The fax machine was an important invention.
Add your answer on comment. (Good luck)
Finaly,I hope you've enjoyed this lesson of how to form a topic sentence in English :)
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