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Some useful expressions

Presenting the document

This document is • a text written by (+ name of the author) • an article from (+ name of the newspaper or magazine) • an extract from (+ name of the source) • The extract was published in (+ name of the source) • a conversation between … and … • This document was published in (+ year/month and year) • This document was published on (+ date)

Organizing your presentation

• To begin with/first of all/first • Secondly • Then/next • Consequently/as a consequence • There are two options/alternatives/possibilities: …

Presenting the theme

• This passage/text/document o is about … o deals with … o shows that … • The main issue that is illustrated by this document is … • The main idea that is raised here is … • The point which is raised in this text is … • The author raises a very important point: … • The question here is: … • The scene took place in … • The event occurred in …

Mentioning an illustration

It is illustrated by • a picture/photo of … • a drawing o of (+ description of picture) o by (+ name of the artist) • a cartoon drawn by … • a map of … • an advert for …

Describing the layout of the document

• I can describe o the layout of the document o the different elements of the document • The document consists of … • There’s o a picture o a text ▪ at the top ▪ at the bottom ▪ on the right hand side ▪ on the left hand side of the page

Mentioning the main ideas

• The author o says that … o states that … o writes that … o emphasizes the fact that … o is convinced that … • The text is based on a comparison between … and … • For the

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