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Unit 11: Lesson 3

Writing: Grammar

Sequencing sentences | Quick guide

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  • aqualine ultimate style avatar for user Valery Louis
    I don't like these types of questions, is there a way I can improve?
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  • duskpin ultimate style avatar for user Angelica Lappay
    Can you please add 3-5 practice questions on each topic? It would be really helpful.
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  • primosaur seedling style avatar for user fpsnadeemh06
    These tips aren't really helping...
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  • male robot donald style avatar for user 22dhbhumbla
    hey i selected sentence 5 because it mentions his writing and the additional sentence talks about his writing overshadowing his experience as a prisoner.why is it wrong i thought it should come after they mention writing. thanks
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    • spunky sam blue style avatar for user Ian Gilenson
      This may not be a perfect explanation, but this is how I would approach it:the sentence uses the word ¨that¨when discussing his experience, so the sentence should come directly after a mention of his time in prison. Sentence 5 does do this, but it fails to make a coherent connection with the second part of sentence three, which states that his experience over- shadowed the work he did once he returned to society. Instead, the most logical place to put this sentence would be right before a sentence discussing his return to society, which sentence 2 does. Further, sentence 5 only provides information about his books, and not any information about the importance of his return to society.Sure,his books may seem to be important, but what is discussed in sentence 2 more clearly shows this. So, I would say that placing the sentence after sentence 5 is ok, but it is not the best for actual coherency. Hope this helps!
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  • blobby green style avatar for user ifedayo o
    how is after sentence 1 the answer, sentence 3 says 'in the consideration of his writing..' this is not mentioned in sentence 1, there is no mention of writing. sentence 1, i believe is too vague for sentence 3 to follow.
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  • blobby green style avatar for user Emerson Riley
    Keep the flow with the answers you provide
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  • leaf blue style avatar for user isaac.awad2020
    I want to say that this teacher is the best but my problem is that i am dyslexic and English is my 3rd language and i am not that good but i try when i watched the video it was ez i understand every thing but in the practice i thought it is D because you said to know what he is talking about first. He was talking about writing novels but and then told us stuff about them so i thought after 5 but it was B idk how and why


    plz help =]
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    • blobby green style avatar for user claudia navarro
      The first sentence introduces the novelist and describes how he was a political prisoner in Siberia. And Sentence 3 is describing that he "was having a stressful experience" relating to his experience in Siberia as a prisoner. While sentences 2, 4, and 5 describe the novelist traveling and his writings, it make sense that choice B is correct because it makes sense only after Sentence 1.
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  • purple pi purple style avatar for user InTheWithywindle
    sentence 2 is already talking about him returning to society, so why doesn't it go after sentence 5 or something?
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  • starky seedling style avatar for user samara-njoku
    Does it count if you try to put it in order?
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  • leaf blue style avatar for user isaac.awad2020
    i just want a 1080 on the test ;]
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