Reading Patterns

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Reading Patterns
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English Reading Patterns
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  1. ILLUSTRATION/EXAMPLE:
    Organizes examples that illustrate an idea or concept:

    For example, for instance, such as, to illustrate
  2. DEFINITION:

    Explains the meaning of a word or phrase:
    Are those that, can be difined as, consists of, corresponds to, entails, invoves, is, is a term that, is called, is characterised by, is literally, means, occurs when, refers to
  3. COMPARISON/CONTRAST:

    Discusses similarities &/or differences among ideas, theories, concepts, objects, or persons
    Similarities: also, as well as, both, correspondingly, in comparison, in the same way, like, likewise, resembles, share, similarly, to compare, too

    Differences: as opposed to, despite, differs from, however, in contrast, in spite of, instead, nevertheless, on the other hand, unlike, whereas
  4. CAUSE/EFFECT:

    Describes how one or more things cause or are related to another:
    Causes: because, because of, cause is, due to, for, for this reason, one cause is, one reason is, since, stems from

    Effects: as a result, consequently, hence,one result, results in, therefore, thus
  5. CLASSIFACATION:

    Divides a topic into parts based on shared characteristics:
    Another, another kind, classified as, comprises, different groups that, different stages of, finally, first, include, is composed of, last, one, second, types of, varieties of
  6. CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER/ PROCESS:

    Describes events, processes, procedures:
    After, as soon as, by the time, during, finally, first, following in, last, later, meanwhile, next, one, second, then, until, when while
  7. STATEMENT & CLARIFICATION:

    Indicates that info. explaining an idea or concept will follow:
    Clearly, evidently, in fact, in other words, obviously
  8. SUMMARY:

    Indicates that a condensed review will follow:
    In brief, in conclusion, in short, in summary, on the whole, to sum up, to summarize
  9. ADDITION:

    Indicates that additional info. will follow:
    Additionally, again, also, besides, further, furthermore, in addition, moreover
  10. SPATIAL ORDER:

    Describes lphysical location or position in space:
    Above, behind, below, beside, in front of, inside, nearby, next to, opposite, outside, within

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