Here is a model answer for a task set to summary new medical gadgets being introduced. It is the appropriate length for the task and it has the required language to gain full marks in this part of the examination.
In question 5 of the IGCSE ESL Reading & Writing Paper, you should:
- Keep to the word limit – before the examination, check how many words you write on a line, then you’ll know approximately how many lines you will need.
- Include all the key facts relating to the subject of your summary. This will mean looking again at the entire text and underlining relevant points.
- Try to connect your ideas into a paragraph using linking words.
- If you use your own words instead of copying from the text, you have more chance of getting a higher mark for language
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