English Tutorial 2

English Tutorial 2


To learn how to write a summary. 

Summary writing includes:

  1. identifying key ideas
  2. compressing the information
  3. filtering all the details, quotes, opinions, repetitions, examples
  4. paraphrasing. 

Steps of summarizing:

  • Read the passage
  • Highlight the important ideas
  • Outlining 
  • Writing those ideas in your own language in a compressed (concise) form

Summary should be 30% of the original.  

Summary is only 1 paragraph long. 

Summary should start with a clear topic sentence. 

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