Close Reading/RUAE: Effective first and last paragraphs


How to answer questions in English RUAE (or close reading) papers about techniques that make first and last paragraphs effective.


How to answer questions about the techniques that make the opening and concluding paragraphs of a text effective. Relevant for Higher and National 5 English RUAE (or any type of close reading) papers.


This podcast first looks at 12 techniques that help to make the titles and first paragraphs of a close reading passage effective. It then examines 12 techniques that are often used by writers to conclude a passage successfully.


Podcast Length: 15:39 (MP3)


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