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Precis Writing

Precis Writing

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Published by S.M.Abbas Zadi.

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Published by: S.M.Abbas Zadi. on Jun 16, 2011
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A short version of a speech or written textthat contains
only the most importantpoints
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I
t is a clearly, orderly , concise summarywhich preserves the organization andprincipal contents of the original.
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A précis is shorter than the original,usually about a third as long.
 
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he word précis is cognate to the wordprecise coming from a Latin wordmeaning ´to cutµ.
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A précis, then, is a cut version of theoriginal, retaining the main ideas and
omitting all or most of the examples andsecondary ideas
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