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The Concluding Sentence
Concluding Sentence A concluding sentence is the last sentence in a paragraph. 1. 2. 3. 4. It restates the topic sentence It summarizes the main points of a paragraph, and/or It leave the reader with something to think about in relation to the topic (so what? ) It can be used for summary, recommendation, prediction, warning or
Summarizing the main points A program to encourage people to use public transport in our city is urgently needed. In summary, this program will definitely encourage people to use public transport in our city in order to solve traffic congestion and constant delays. The concluding sentence summarizes the main points of the paragraph.
Concluding Sentence Topic Sentence Throughout the centuries rats have continued to survive despite our efforts to destroy them. The Concluding sentence re-emphasizes ideas in the topic sentence. Concluding Sentence To conclude, in spite of all our efforts, rats seem to be invincible and continue to do well.
Concluding Sentence Topic Sentence There is no day without bread on the table in my country in Palestine. The Concluding sentence re-emphasizes ideas in the topic sentence. Concluding Sentence In short, bread is indispensable at meals in Palestine.
Concluding Sentence n The Concluding sentence is used to give recommendation. In conclusion, these examples show that if you are considering going to university in another country, you should begin learning about the culture, customs, and history of your host nation. n The Concluding sentence is used to give a warning or an opinion In short, if you do not do these steps, you may not get the grade you want. As I can see it, some people might disagree by I think lamb is the best meat for grilling.
Concluding Sentence Useful Transitions It is sometimes helpful to have a concluding expression in your last sentence to signal the end of your paragraph. Some useful common expressions are listed below. As we can see, Finally, In summary, In conclusion, As a result, To conclude, In short, To sum up,
Example of Transition Use To conclude, because of the huge progress made in communication technologies, our universities should make it a requirement for all students to take advanced courses in these technologies in order to cope with our globalizing world. The transition, to conclude, is used at the beginning of the conclusion to signal the end of the paragraph.
3. For each set of sentences, write CS for concluding sentence and SS for supporting sentence The best way to explore San Francisco ___ When you explore San Francisco by foot, you can experience all the city has to offer. ___ When you walk, you can experience the different smells of the restaurants, the plants and sometimes the ocean. ___ You can stop and look into the windows, or sit on the bench for a while and look at interesting people. ___ In a car or a bus, you cannot stop easily to see something interesting because parking is difficult.
3. For each set of sentences, write CS for concluding sentence and SS for supporting sentence The beach is a perfect place for me to relax. ___ I enjoy swimming and surfing in the ocean. ___ When I want to relax in summer, I go to the beach. ___ The beach is pleasantly noisy with seagulls and children laughing. ___ The air smells salty from the sea.
2. Choose the best concluding sentence: Animals living in modern zoos enjoy several advantages over animals in the wild. The first advantage is that zoo animals are separated from their natural predators. Another advantage is that someone feeds them regularly, so they do not have to hunt for food. A third advantage of living in zoos is that veterinarians give animals regular checkups, and sick animals get prompt medical attention. 1. In conclusion, because all their needs are taken care of, most zoo animals are healthy and contented. 2. In conclusion, living in a zoo has many advantages for animals. 3. In conclusion, zoos keep animals safe from predators.
Driving an old car has three advantages. For one thing, you will probably worry less about it being damaged or stolen. Second, you will find that many older models are easier for you to repair yourself. A third advantage is that keeping an older car for several years will save you money. _________________________.
Watching children’s programs on television is a good way to learn a foreign language. First, the actors speak slowly and repeat often. Also, the vocabulary is not difficult. Finally, there is always a lot of action, so you know what is happening even if you don't understand the words. __________________________________.
I have a hard time taking notes in my history class. The instructor talks so fast that I can't keep up with her. She also has a soft voice, and I miss a lot of things she says. Moreover, she never writes anything on the board like my other instructors do to outline their lectures. Finally, she talks about everything in the same tones and never emphasizes the important points. When I study my notes, I have trouble separating the important material from the rest. __________________________.