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    help me please

    If one of you guys have time, please help me find the proper answer on these questions below. I'll do it myself, too.

    Thanks in advance! :(


    (1)Verbal communication is in the form of words. It can be in the form of spoken words or graphics.
    Nonverbal components exit in oral, written and graphic communication, or independently of words,
    in-face-to face contact.

    1. What is the main idea of this paragraph?
    2. What is the pattern that the author uses to write?
    3. Why do you know the pattern of this writing organization?


    (2)Symbols can be described as a shorthand form of writing,for example, the international "Stop"sign.
    Successful and accepted symbols are clear, simple, instantly recognized and should be easy to enlarge, reduce or reproduce.

    1. What is the topic?
    2. What is the main idea?
    3. What is the pattern? How can you know?


    (3)Lynne Cox is very experienced cold-water swimmer.She swam in the cold water of Atlantic when she was five and her family lived in New Hampshire. She swam year around in the cold water of Pacific after her family moved to California when she was twelve. She swam the Bering Strait-at only 38F, this was the coldest water of all

    1. What is the main idea?
    2. Organizational pattern of this paragraph is
    3. Key word which shows about it pattern is/ are


    (4)Students who know a few Latin and Greek roots and prefixes have an advantage over students who don t know them.They can often guess the meaning of unfamiliar words. It for example, they know that the prefix circum-means "around" they can guess the meaning of words such as circumference, circumvent, circumstance, and circumnavigate when they read them is a sentence.

    1. What is the topic ?
    2. What is the main idea?
    3. What is the pattern? How can you know?


    (5)Making money? It was so quick and easy. A fourteen-year-old boy in Scottsdale, Arizona, pull out his bill and put it onto his school's new computer scanner.Then he printed copy of his bill on a color copier. Within seconds he changed into 0, and he was ready to shop.

    1. What is the topic of this paragraph?
    2. What is the main idea?
    3. Organizational pattern of this paragraph is
    4. Key word whic shows about it pattern is/ are
    5. Tell about adjectives



    (6)Today, one of the greatest dangers to life on earth is the wholesale pollution of the environment.This con create serious health problems for people. Most city residents must breathe foul air. Industrial waste and fumes pour into the air. Rivers and lakes are being filled with waste products which endanger all forms of life. Testing of nuclear weapons has spread much contamination.Plutonium is difficult to dispose of. Overcrowded living quarters add to the problem. Too many people in a small area create tremendous amounts of waste and trash.

    1. What is the topic of this paragraph?
    2. What is the main idea?
    3.Organizational pattern of this paragraph is
    4. Key word which shows about it pattern is/are

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    Re: help me please

    (1)Verbal communication is in the form of words. It can be in the form of spoken words or graphics.
    Nonverbal components exit in oral, written and graphic communication, or independently of words,
    in-face-to face contact.

    1. What is the main idea of this paragraph? To explain the different forms of communication
    2. What is the pattern that the author uses to write? I'm not exactly sure what is meant by 'pattern', but the author balances contrasting sentences to make the distinction clear.
    3. Why do you know the pattern of this writing organization?


    (2)Symbols can be described as a shorthand form of writing,for example, the international "Stop"sign.
    Successful and accepted symbols are clear, simple, instantly recognized and should be easy to enlarge, reduce or reproduce.

    1. What is the topic? Symbols
    2. What is the main idea? That successfulsymbols have certain characteristics
    3. What is the pattern? How can you know? Definition then main idea


    (3)Lynne Cox is very experienced cold-water swimmer.She swam in the cold water of Atlantic when she was five and her family lived in New Hampshire. She swam year around in the cold water of Pacific after her family moved to California when she was twelve. She swam the Bering Strait-at only 38F, this was the coldest water of all

    1. What is the main idea? to tell us about Lynne
    2. Organizational pattern of this paragraph is topic sentence then more information
    3. Key word which shows about it pattern is/ are


    (4)Students who know a few Latin and Greek roots and prefixes have an advantage over students who don t know them.They can often guess the meaning of unfamiliar words. It for example, they know that the prefix circum-means "around" they can guess the meaning of words such as circumference, circumvent, circumstance, and circumnavigate when they read them is a sentence.

    1. What is the topic ? Knowing Latin and Greek
    2. What is the main idea? How Latin and Greek help us
    3. What is the pattern? How can you know? Topic sentence + expansion of idea


    (5)Making money? It was so quick and easy. A fourteen-year-old boy in Scottsdale, Arizona, pull out his bill and put it onto his school's new computer scanner.Then he printed copy of his bill on a color copier. Within seconds he changed into 0, and he was ready to shop.

    1. What is the topic of this paragraph? 'Making' money
    2. What is the main idea? To show us how a student forged some money
    3. Organizational pattern of this paragraph is
    4. Key word whic shows about it pattern is/ are
    5. Tell about adjectives These questions are unclear, unless you have been taught what they mean- are you supposed to identify the adjectives, or say whether they are attributive or predicative or examine their effect?



    (6)Today, one of the greatest dangers to life on earth is the wholesale pollution of the environment.This con create serious health problems for people. Most city residents must breathe foul air. Industrial waste and fumes pour into the air. Rivers and lakes are being filled with waste products which endanger all forms of life. Testing of nuclear weapons has spread much contamination.Plutonium is difficult to dispose of. Overcrowded living quarters add to the problem. Too many people in a small area create tremendous amounts of waste and trash.

    1. What is the topic of this paragraph? Pollution
    2. What is the main idea? It's bad nowadays
    3.Organizational pattern of this paragraph is Topic + expansion
    4. Key word which shows about it pattern is/are

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