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Summary: Procedures
 

    1. Understand the text.
    2. Underline the sentences which are important for the summary.
    3. Divide the text into paragraphs.
    4. Find headings for the different paragraphs.
    5. Write down key-words (not more than 20) which are important for the
        summary.
       (Learn the vocabulary and the structures you need for the summary )
       (If necessary transform direct speech into reported speech - only if there is
        an important idea or fact in it).
    6. Write the summary in your own words using conjunctions, relative clauses
        or participle constructions.
1. Don't start before you have finished reading and understanding
    the text.

2. Don't panic at all - if you know what to write you will find that 
    you can write it down quickly.

3. Be accurate, never change the meaning of the original.



Summary: Rules for writing
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