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EXTRA WRITING PRACTICE ANSWER KEY

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EXTRA WRITING PRACTICE

1 1. M – immediately

1 1. at first

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3.
4.
5.
6.
2 1.

D – fairly
M – fortunately
D – not at all
M – slowly
M – correctly
How are things? Sorry I didn’t write sooner.,
What’s up?, Dear
2. Best regards, Write soon!, That’s all for now

3 1. c
4 1. C

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2. e

3. a

4. b

5. d

2. O

3. G

4. S

5. B

2. next, later, after that, then, before that
3. in the end

2 1. Eventually
2.
3.
4.
5.

when it happened, Introduces the activity and people
Body: Describes what the person saw, Gives details
of what happened, Says how the person felt
Closing: Gives an opinion of the event, Mentions
plans for the future

1 1. To
so that
so that
in order to
to
in order to

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5 1. C

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2 1. According
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.

2. f

3. O

4. B

5. C

3. g
4. d

5. b
6. a

7. c

2 1. good looking, young, Italian

3 Opening: Presents important facts, Summarises
main events
Body: Gives more detail about important information
Closing: Gives comments, Explains why event is
significant
2. C

2. B

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1 1. e

Apparently
appears
report
witness
investigator

4 1. O

after
In the beginning,
finally
Before

3 1. f
2. a
3. d
4. b
5. c
6. e
4 Opening: Explains where activity took place and

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3. B

4. O

5. C

6. B

2.
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5.

beautiful, new, red
modern, American, oil
round, white, plastic
cute, tiny, black

3 1. Let me tell you a little about
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.

He’s quite
He can seem a bit
He’s got
His main interests are
In short,

4 Opening: Explains how you know the person, Gives
an introduction and general information
Body: Talks about character and the way the person
looks, Talks about things the person enjoys doing
Closing: Gives a personal opinion about the person,
Gives a summary
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5 1. C

2. O

3. C

4. B

5. O

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Gives general information Closing: Gives a personal opinion. a 5. 6. Develops the topic with facts and examples Closing: Gives a summary. Gives supporting details and examples Closing: Summarises the issue. b 5. 4. later Moreover. 3. C 4. Describes characters and gives general plot Body: Mentions strong or weak aspects of the film. 3. Makes a recommendation 4 1. B 3. Offers support for the writer’s opinion with facts Closing: Gives the writer’s opinion again 8 Body: Gives arguments for both sides of the issue. 4. b 4 Opening: Says what the topic is 5. as. 4. b 2. 3. doubt EXTRA WRITING PRACTICE 2. consequently. rather beautifully because of In addition In order to However 3 1. Introduces the 6. B 3 Opening: Introduces the issue 4 1. a 4. e 2. 1 Cause: because of. C 1 1. a Are the advantages Furthermore it’s a fact that In conclusion so Consequently because Since As As a result Therefore 3 1. 6. e 3. 5. is it really a good idea 2. EXTRA WRITING PRACTICE (page 1) 4. 5. 3. besides even though. 5. and 2. c 3. writer’s opinion Body: Gives examples. however as. 2 1. 6. B 4. 4.EXTRA WRITING PRACTICE ANSWER KEY 5 7 EXTRA WRITING PRACTICE 1 1. b 2 1. O 2. b 4. pleasant 2. 2 1. 8. d 4. a 3. for this reason. 7. B EXTRA WRITING PRACTICE (page 1) 1 1. B 6 2. However. 3. C 4. O 5. c 2. since as well as also In addition to Moreover In addition Besides Result: as a result. therefore. 5. so. d 3 Opening: Gives important details. B 5. Gives the writer’s opinion (page 2) 5 1. to 2. for this reason 2 1. a Body: Gives more information about the topic. eventually. 7. C (page 2) 5 1. because therefore. C 2 . O 3. 3. 4. 5. 4. 5. 6. B believe see truth experience 4 Opening: Says what the topic is. States the writer’s opinion 2. O 3. B 6. such as title and main actors. so that. Because of 2. B 3. 7. O 2.

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