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Functions: Useful sentences for summaries
 
 

First   argues  
At the beginning the author writes, states that
In the first part the reporter points out what
In the introduction   explains, mentions why
  the reader is informed  
       
In the next part      
In the main part the reader is informed about the theory  
Second; First the author goes on with the data / question that
Then; Afterwards we are told about the statistics what
Moreover; we read / hear about the belief why
In addition to that the author examines the argument if
Further on analyses the opinion / topic  
Next discusses the problem
       
In the end the author emphasises  
Finally the writer concludes that
At last the poet finds the solution  what
The final part, section the journalist adds / stresses why
As a conclusion the reporter pretends if
Summing up his / her thoughts the scientist hints  
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