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    Arrow précis ?

    Hello,

    This is my first post on this forum & i'll be visiting this forum regulary.

    So, my question is, what's a precis & how do you make precis for a given paragraph?

    Is there any specific rules & tricks to make precis?


    Thanks in Advance

    X4ce


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    Re: précis ?

    Welcome to the forums.

    Quote Originally Posted by X4ce View Post
    Hello,

    This is my first post on this forum & i'll be visiting this forum regulary.

    So, my question is, what's a precis & how do you make precis for a given paragraph?

    Is there any specific rules & tricks to make precis?


    Thanks in Advance

    X4ce
    A precis is a summary [an abstract] of the content of an article/text.

    I was taught to take three sentences at a time and reduce their content into one sentence, without losing the sense. And to repeat the process until I had the required number of words.

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    Re: précis ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    Welcome to the forums.



    A precis is a summary [an abstract] of the content of an article/text.

    I was taught to take three sentences at a time and reduce their content into one sentence, without losing the sense. And to repeat the process until I had the required number of words.

    Thanks Anglika, will be looking for your assistance in future as well.

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