Paper 2 Comprehension Strategies - Short Questions

Paper 2 Comprehension

Paraphrasing - Own words


1) Synonyms

Eg. In recent years, the amount of carbon Dioxide emitted into the environment has increased substantially.

Recent Years : Recently - Root word (NA)
Previously - How? (NA)
From the past few years (A)

Emitted : Given Out
Given Out

Environment : Atmosphere

Substantially : Significantly

2) Technique - Substituting a word with a phrase ( Expansion )
a word - use a phrase
Example - Activist
vist - Technique root word(Suffixes)
Ac- Who? - people? - Perform like animals? - Why?
-Act - Carrying out

Example : Some animal activists believe that violence is a justified means of protecting rights of animals.

Animal Activists : People who champion the rights(welfare) of animals.

3) Phrases - A few words ( Main Idea)

Example : We have a special responsibility for ensuring that all American institutions, not just our elementary and secondary schools, our juvenile halls , or out jails, reflect the diversity of our society.

Ans : Only aspect of American life.


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